Kumala: Fijian Purple Sweet Potato

Kumala

Kumala is now in season in Fiji. It’s a local sweet potato with a white outside and purple inside. I’ve also eaten it in Tonga. It’s pretty food, and it has the health benefit of fiber.

I sliced up a couple kumalas, drizzled olive oil on them, and baked at 350 deg. F for 20 to 30 min. the other night. They make for a colorful and nutritious side dish.

If you like what you see on ATB, consider showing your support by shopping at my Society6 and RedBubble online stores. Every product features my original, hand-drawn artwork.