036 – Moroccan Salad of Sweet Potatoes and Raisins – Thanksgiving Recipe

Jan 18, 2016 | Salads

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Ingredients :

  • 1 pound of sweet potatoes (or pumpkin)
  • 5 Oz of raisins (soaked in water)
  • 2-3 Tablespoons of cooking oil
  • 1 Tablespoon of honey
  • A pinch of saffron
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt (to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon of pepper (to taste)
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon (to taste)
  • water

Directions :

  1. Peel the potatoes and dice them in small cubes.
  2. On medium heat, drizzle the oil in your saucepan.
  3. Add the potatoes and all the spices. Mix well.
  4. Cover the potatoes with water. Cover the pan and let the potatoes cook for the next 20 minutes.
  5. After 20 minutes, drain the raisins from their water and add them to the potatoes. Add the honey.
  6. Add a little more water to the potatoes and raisins. Taste the sauce and adjust the salt, pepper, and cinnamon to taste.
  7. Cover the pan and let the potatoes and raisins cook for the next 10 minutes.
  8. Note: This salad can be served either hot or cold with bread.


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