With flesh colours ranging from white, orange and yellow, sweet
potatoes are ovate and cylindrical with golden brown or white-brown skin and a
delicious sweet flavour.
While the white fleshed are firm, orange fleshed are softer.
Storage and UsesPotatoes should always be stored in a cool, dark and dry place that is preferably in your visibility. If not attended to for a long time these potatoes will begin to sprout due to preferable environment conditions like that under the soil and end up loosing nutritional value.
Sweet Potatoes are used in both sweet and savoury preparations. They can be baked, roasted, steamed, grilled and deep fried. >Also can be cooked and added to noodles, rice and curries.
BenefitsSweet potatoes prevent diabetes and reduce blood pressure. They influence fertility. They are advised to consume regularly during pregnancy and breast feeding.