Date posted: 21/09/2022

African sweet potato and tamarind salad

A bright and flavoursome salad, perfect for a lunch occasion or as a side dish to a main.

  • Serves 6
  • Timing: 35 mins
Votes: 1 Average: 5


Cracked black peppercorn 450g
Vegetable oil 10ml
Sweet tamarind sauce 30g
Cumin seeds 3g
Celery (green/white) 1 piece
Coriander (chilled) 10g
Green capiscum peppers (70-90mm) 1 piece
Green chillies (chilled) 10g
Parsely (flat, chilled) 10g
Red onion (chilled) 30g
Tomato (large on the vine, chilled) 30g
Lemons (pack of 5, chilled) 1 piece
Prep sweet potato (whole) 100g


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 180.
  2. Cut the potatoes into cubes and roast them in the oven with the vegetable oil. Allow them to cool.
  3. Place them into a bowl. Separately, mix oil, lemon juice, pepper, diced chilli and diced tomato. Pour the mixture over the potatoes and stir in the diced celery, diced green pepper and diced onion.
  4. Finally, garnish with parsley and coriander.
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