University taro is a dessert in which fried sweet potatoes are wrapped with molasses, but why do you add the word “University”? The name of University taro originated in the Taisho Era. At that time, a shop in front of chimen, University of Tokyo sold sweet potatoes in winter. It was highly praised among students. Therefore, it was named “University taro”. The practice of College taro is somewhat like our silk drawing. It is much easier to make than silk drawing. The most common seasoning is used for seasoning, which is very simple to make at home.


400g sweet potato
4 tbsp brown sugar
2 tbsp water
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon vinegar
Proper amount of sesame
Appropriate amount of salad oil


Step 1
Peel and wash the sweet potato, cut into appropriate sizes, and then rinse with water.

Step 2
After cleaning, wipe it with kitchen paper, and then fry it in a 180 degree oil pan for 7 minutes.

Step 3
Put the fried sweet potato on the net to cool and control the oil dry.

Step 4
Put water, sugar, soy sauce and vinegar into the pot and heat over a low heat. Keep stirring during the heating process until the color is caramel and sticky.

Step 5
Add the sweet potato to the pot, stir fry quickly, all stained with caramel, cease fire immediately, sprinkle an appropriate amount of sesame on the surface, and then put it on the plate.