How to make Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Creamy Jalapeno Sauce

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Sweet Potatoes (शक्करकंद), Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Noodles and Pastas

Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Creamy Jalapeno Sauce Recipe Card

Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Creamy Jalapeno Sauce

Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


You can also find more Noodles and Pastas recipes like Seafood Chowmein, Pasta In Rice Cooker, Penne with Spinach Pesto, Oodles Of Noodles.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Creamy Jalapeno Sauce Recipe

  • Sweet Potatoes peeled and cut into dices 2 medium

  • Potatoes peeled and cut into dices 3 medium

  • Fresh cream 3/4 cup

  • Pickled jalapenos cut into slices 2

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh basil leaves 4-5 + for garnishing

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Sea salt to taste

  • Olive oil 1 teaspoon

  • Grated processed cheese 1 tablespoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste


Step 1

Heat sufficient water in a non-stick pan. Add salt, potato and sweet potato and boil till fully done.

Step 2

Place jalapeno slices and basil leaves in a grinder jar and grind into a smooth paste.

Step 3

Drain boiled potatoes and sweet potatoes and transfer into a non-stick pan on heat. Cook till dry, transfer into a bowl and mash well with the help of a masher.

Step 4

Add butter and mix well. Add refined flour and mix well into a smooth dough.

Step 5

Heat sufficient water in a deep non-stick pan. Add sea salt and boil.

Step 6

Divide the dough into equal portions and roll out into long cylinders. Cut them into small pieces, shape into small ovals and roll a fork over them to get impressions. These are gnocchi.

Step 7

Put gnocchis into the boiling salty water and cook till fully done.

Step 8

Heat olive oil in another non-stick pan. Add ground jalapeno-basil paste and saute for 2 minutes.

Step 9

Add cream and cheese, mix well and cook till thick. Add salt and mix well. Add cooked gnocchis and mix well. Let it get heated through.

Step 10

Serve hot garnished with basil leaves and crushed peppercorns.