Bitter Gourd & Sweet Potato Paratha
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: North Indian
Serves: 3
  • 30 gms Pavakkai / Karela / bitter gourd peels
  • 80 gms boiled & mashed sweet potato
  • 2 cup wheat flour
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • Asofoetida – a pinch
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp amchur powder / dry mango powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • ½ tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • Water to knead
  1. Blend karela peels till you get coarse paste. Sieve wheat flour and salt. Combine with karela peel paste, mashed sweet potatoes, turmeric powder, chili powder, ginger-garlic paste, cumin powder, garam masala, amchur and asofoetida in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add enough water and knead to a smooth dough. Close it and keep aside for 30 mins. Take the dough and divide into equal sized lemon shape balls.
  3. Take a ball and roll it using roller pin to form a thick disc like Paratha. Dust it with flour to avoid sticking. Heat a tava or frying pan.
  4. Cook Paratha applying little oil / ghee over both the sides till golden spots appear. Remove from the heat and proceed with the remaining dough. Serve Paratha with raita.
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