ABOUT THE RECIPE:
A sweet and spicy surprise awaits when you bite into these dainty and flavorful Garam Masala Sweet Potato Bites with Spicy Ketchup Dip.
Makes 4 to 6 servings
3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into thin wedges
3 tablespoons maple syrup
1 tablespoon garam masala
SPICY KETCHUP DIP
1/2 cup ketchup
1 teaspoon garam masala
Dash cayenne pepper
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a large, rimmed baking sheet with unbleached parchment paper.
Put the sweet potatoes, maple syrup and 1 tablespoon garam masala into a large bowl, and stir with a large spoon to combine. Arrange the potatoes in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 50 to 60 minutes, or until golden brown and slightly crisp.
To make the dip, put the ketchup, 1 teaspoon garam masala and a dash of cayenne pepper into a small bowl stir to combine. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
When the potatoes are cooked, put the pan on a wire rack and let cool for 15 minutes. Arrange the sweet potato bites on a serving platter in a pleasing manner and serve with the dip on the side.