A healthy option to Aloo Parathas are the ones made with Sweet Potato. As mentioned earlier, sweet potatoes have a low Glycemic Index when cooked, so are ideal for diabetics and weight watchers.
- 200 gms Sweet potato
- 9 green chillies
- 5 garlic cloves
- 1 inch piece of ginger
- 1/3 tsp Haldi /Turmeric powder
- 1tsp Dhania/Coriander powder
- 1/2 tsp Jeera/Cumin powder
- 1 tbsp oil
- Coriander leaves
- Wheat flour as required
- Ghee /clarified butter for roasting the Paratha.
Pressure cook the sweet potatoes and peel them. Mash them well with a masher. Grind the green chillies, ginger and garlic to a smooth paste. Tip it into the sweet potato mash. Add the coriander, cumin, turmeric powders and salt. Add finely chopped coriander leaves. Mix well. Add wheat flour as required to make a soft dough. Add oil and knead well. Pinch small balls of this dough and roll out into five inch diameter circles which are neither too thick nor thin. Heat a tava/Skillet. Drizzle with a little Ghee. Place the Paratha over it and roast till you see bubbles appearing on the surface of the Paratha. Drizzle with a little ghee on top if the Paratha. Flip and roast till done. Serve with fresh onion, sings and a blob of butter with Curd and pickle.
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