Ayurvedic Recipe · Paratha · Parathas · Recipe without Onion/ Garlic · Wheat

Purple Yam Paratha | Ratalu Paratha


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Purple Yam Paratha

Makes 5 large parathas

Ingredients: (Visit English – Tamil – Hindi translation/ஆங்கிலம்-தமிழ் மொழி பெயர்பு)

  • Whole Wheat flour – 1 3/4 cups
  • Mashed Purple Yam – 1 cup (Steamed,Peeled & Mashed)
  • Finely chopped Mint – 1/4 cup
  • Finely chopped cilantro – 1/4 cup
  • Fennel seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Kalonji – 1/8 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Thai Green Chili – 1 (Deseeded & Finely Chopped)
  • Ajwain – a pinch
  • Amla/ Indian Gooseberry powder – 3/4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Oil/ Ghee – To make parathas
  • Water – as needed to make dough
  • Salt – to taste

Get Started:

  • In a bowl add whole wheat flour, ajwain, Kalonji, little salt(optional) and enough water to make a smooth dough.
  • Let it rest for 30 mins.
  • Meanwhile, mix rest of the ingredients except oil and make small balls of it.
  • Take a small portion of the dough and make a smooth ball of it.
  • Roll the parathas into a small disc in such a way that the corners are thin and the center is thick. (Your hands will do this job best).
  • Place the stuffing in the center, cover it and make a smooth ball.
  • Repeat for the rest of the mixture and let this rest for a min.
  • Roll the paratha semi-thick/thin by dusting some dry flour.
  • Heat an iron griddle and in medium flame, cook the paratha by smearing little oil/ ghee on both sides.
  • Cook till you see some light brown spots on both sides.
  • Serve it hot

Healthy, tasty and soft Purple Yam Parathas are ready!

Enjoy these parathas with any curry or dhal.



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