Sweet Potato Fries with Curried Mayo Dip

Made this dish this past weekend, it was fantastic. A healthier version of “fries” without frying. The dip capped it off great. I presented the dish much like the photo, and placed it in the center of the table, rather than the traditional “fries on your plate with your other food” approach.

You will love these!


  • Salt
  • Vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp tumeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tblsp curry powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/3 cup plain yogurt
  • 2 large yams (for 3-4 people)


  1. In a small bowl, stir together the mayonnaise and yogurt. Stir in spices and salt. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour or overnight. Makes 1 cup.
  2. Immediately before serving, scrub potatoes and cut lengthwise into quarter to half inch slices. Cut slices into french fry shapes. Place on baking sheets and drizzle with oil, tossing to coat.
  3. Spread in a single layer and season lightly with salt. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until cooked through.
  4. Serve with curry dip.

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