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Sweet Potato Paratha Recipe

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Recipe of sweet potato paratha--a yummy way to include vitamins, iron, and magnesium in your and your kid's diet. Ideal for kids' lunch box.
Author Mukta Tikekar


  • 1 medium sized sweet potato
  • Wheat dough 2-3 ball-shaped portions
  • 1/4 th tsp jeera powder
  • 1/4 th tsp ginger paste
  • Salt to taste


  • Boil sweet potato and mash it.
  • Add jeera powder, ginger paste, and salt to mashed sweet potato and mix well.
  • Make 2-3 ball-shaped portions of the mixture to be used as stuffing for the parathas.
  • Take one portion of dough and roll out into a small circle (about 5” in diameter).
  • Place one portion of the stuffing on the rolled out dough.
  • Bring together the sides of the dough in the center and seal tightly. This again will be ball-shaped. Flatten it slightly so you can roll out to make parathas.
  • Roll out the ball-shaped dough stuffed with sweet potato to make a paratha.
  • Place the paratha on a non-stick tava and then add a little homemade ghee.
  • Turn the paratha over and cook the other side.
  • Take the paratha off the tava when both sides turn golden brown.
  • Repeat the procedure for the remaining dough.
  • Serve hot with some homemade ghee.