Friday, January 9, 2009

Sweet Potato Rotti


Sweet potato 1 medium

Oil 1 tblsp

To Grind:

Rice 1 cup soaked in water overnight.

Dry red chillies 4

Coriander seeds 1 tsp

Jeera 1 tsp

Ajwain 1 tsp (Optional)

Tamarind paste 1tblsp

Jaggery small piece

Coconut 1/2 cup

Turmeric 1/4 tsp

Salt to taste


1) Peel and cut sweet potato into thin circles.

2) Soak the sliced potato in warm water with ¼ tsp salt for 10 mins.

3) In the meantime grind soaked rice with other ingredients to smooth paste by adding little water at a time. The batter has to be little thick.

4) Heat the pan, dip the potato slice in the batter and arrange in the pan to form a round shape.

5) Let it cook for 5 mins on 1 side (medium low heat). Then flip and cook the other side also for 2 mins.

6) Serve hot rotti with ghee and pickle or any chutney.


Asha said...

That is very creative Pavithra, looks like Obbattu with sweet potato. YUM!

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Nithya Praveen said...

Wow ....never heard of this.I remember my mom using this to make "Curry" or Halwa's.This is new to me.Good one.

Dibs said...

Hi Pavithra - Thanks for visiting our blog. You have some inetersting recipes here. The sweetpotato rotti is very unique! Something like a pan fried bajji, and a rotti at the same time! The shape turns out floral too! Good one!

Anonymous said...

Very creative and delicious looking.

Unknown said...

Simply superb totally new to me will try for sure and let you know thanks for the recipe

Unknown said...

Pavithra, this is a new recipe to me, and a very creative one indeed. Nice to find your blog.

veggie belly said...

This recipe is so unique. I love the flower pattern, very creative!

Uma said...

amazing recipe. looks so good and delicious.

Sunshinemom said...

I saw this in a mag and made it some time back. Tastes great!

Anonymous said...

Hi Pavithra..thanks for visiting my blog.

i have never heard or seen this recipe. but it surely seems interesting!

Sharmila said...

This is completely new to me. A good one! :-)

Pavithra Kodical said...

Thank you all..This dish is prepared usually in Mangalore and Udupi.

anudivya said...

What a cute shape! I love it... I am so making it the next time with some dosai batter.

LifenSpice said...

hi Pavithra, atlast i get to see ur version:) glad u posted it..I never knew this could be made with sweet potato..will definitely give it a try:)