Bitter Gourd & Sweet Potato Paratha
 
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: North Indian
Serves: 3
Ingredients
  • 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
Instructions
  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.
Recipe by Jopreetskitchen at http://www.jopreetskitchen.com/2015/10/bitter-gourd-sweet-potato-paratha.html