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Jul 21, 2010

Sweet Potato and Mint Paratha

Sweet Potatoes are very rich in fiber and gives a very soft texture to parathas, adding mint to it increases aroma and flavour too :) My daughter, though is only a year and half old, is already a fussy eater, she simply refuses to eat. So adding veggies to her diet has to be only like this :D 

To my surprise she loved the parathas and asked me more for the first time, i was so glad that i finally could make her eat something healthy :)




Preparation Time : 10 minutes
Cooking Time : 15 minutes
Servings: 2

Ingredients:

Whole Wheat Flour - 2.5 cups
Sweet Potato - 2 medium sized - Boiled,peeled and mashed
Mint Leaves - 1/2 cup - finely chopped
Turmeric powder - 1 teaspoon
Red Chilli Powder - 2 teaspoon
Jeera Powder - 1 teaspoon
Dry Mango / Amchur Powder - 1 teaspoon
Clarified butter/ghee - 1 tablespoon
Salt

Method:

Mix all ingredients except clarified butter and make it in to a soft dough. Sprinkle water only if necessary. Keep it aside for 10 minutes. Divide them in to 8 equal balls and roll it out in to parathas. Heat a flat pan and cook paratha on medium flame on both sides until golden brown. Smear Clarified butter or ghee and serve hot with pickle and curd.

I am sending this recipe to Umm Mymoonah's Iftar Moments Hijri 1431 event.



20 comments:

  1. Thank you so much dear for sending this to my event, instead of plain chapathi's, this will be perfect for dinner during ramadhan.
    Looking forward to more delicious entries:-)

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  2. Hi Lav,

    I appreciate you taking your time out to visit my blog and leaving that lovely comment.

    Paratha's look yummy ..... has inspired me to try this recipe.

    Cheers n Happy Cooking,
    Satrupa

    http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

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  3. hey lav this yummy..delicious and healthy

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  4. nice idea of adding potato n mint ...paratha looks delicious,mint must add nice flavor to it ...will try this soon

    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  5. healthy and flavourful paratha, great

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  6. Looks really soft and healthy, beautiful photo too...

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  7. Great looking paratha, very delicious and flavourful...

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  8. Dear Lav
    Thats a great dish indeed. I like the combination of sweet potato, amchur and mint...very new for me..will try
    have a nice day

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  9. when kids love what we make its really makes us so happpy. Adding sweet potatoes to roti,is new and nice idea.looks nice

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  10. Thanks friends....Very Motivating Comments :)

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  11. Hi Lav, this sounds very delicious..loved the click..you have a wonderful space..happy to follow you..drop on at my blog when you get time..
    www.nithubala.com

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  12. Looks very good. Thank you for the recipe.

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  13. nutritious and soft parathas.. your little princess must have enjoyed it :-)

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  14. I could imagine how th mint flavor will be in this ..Awesome combo..BTW I'm glad that I stumbled upon your lovely blog :-)

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  15. These parathas should taste great! Yummy combo of sweet potato and flavorful mint:)

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  16. HY Lav,
    First time here...Fascinating collection of recipes you have. Am your happy follower now..:)
    Do drop in at my space sometime.

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  17. Potato and mint sounds like a great combo!!

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