Sweet potato leaves can be eaten. The young shoots are plucked and can be eaten raw or cooked. It can be boiled, fried or just taken raw. The young leaves can be cooked into many dishes. Some of the dishes are lemak, curry and  stir-fry with sambal belacan.
It is easy to plant  sweet potato. Usually they are planted from cuttings. Just take the stem from the plant with some shoots left and plant it on the ground. The soil should be sandy for it to grow well. If the cuttings cannot be obtainable, the sweet potato tubers can also be used to plant. Just take the old tubers with shoots. Put in on the ground or pots to grow it.
The leaves contains a lot of vitamin A, B and C.


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Pantainorasingh brand Thai Shrimp Paste - 13 oz

a few bunches sweet potato leaves
3 fresh chillies
1 cm belacan (shrimp paste)
1/2 tsp salt

1. Wash and pluck sweet potato leaves
2. Pound the chillies with belacan till fine to make sambal belacan.
3. Heat up a wok.When hot, fry the pounded chillies and stir-fry the vegetables for a few minutes.
4. Add some seasoning for better taste.
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