Sweet Potato Roti

Amazing taste of sweet Potato roti and its wonderful health benefits is an interesting story of this recipe. Flavoured roti or chappathi is an innovative idea of making roti in a daily basis. This sweet potato roti is very soft in texture, natural sweet in taste and the smell of sweet potato gives entirely a different experience.

Health benefits of Sweet Potato:

They are high in vitamin B6. They are a good source of vitamin C. While most people know that vitamin C is important to help ward off cold and flu viruses, few people are aware that this crucial vitamin plays an important role in bone and tooth formation, digestion, and blood cell formation. It helps accelerate wound healing, produces collagen which helps maintain skin’s youthful elasticity, and is essen­tial to helping us cope with stress. It even appears to help protect our body against toxins that may be linked to cancer. Sweet potatoes contain iron. But iron plays other important roles in our body, including red and white blood cell production, resistance to stress, proper im­mune functioning, and the metabolising of protein, among other things. Sweet potatoes are a good source of mag­nesium, which is the relaxation and anti-stress mineral. They contain Vitamin D Vitamin D plays an important role in our energy levels, moods, and helps to build healthy bones, heart, nerves, skin, and teeth, and it supports the thyroid gland.

Sweet Potato Roti
Sweet Potato Roti

Ingredients:

Sweet Potato-200 gram

Wheat flour-250 gram

Chilli powder-1/2 tsp

Hing-1/4 tsp

Cumin seeds or ajiwain-1/2 tsp

Salt-1/2 tsp

Method to prepare:

Boil sweet potato peel skin mash it.

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In a wide bowl add wheat flour and all the other ingredients mentioned above, mix well such that all the ingredients get mixed.

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sprinkle some water and mix as we do for normal roti/ chapati.

set aside for 10 minutes.

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Make the dough into small balls and roll it to your desired shape.

Heat tawa and cook both the sides by sprinkling some oil on its sides.

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Delicious sweet potato roti is ready to serve with any interesting side dishes.

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Sweet Corn Paratha

Sweet Corn Paratha:

Indian staple food is paratha, roti and chapathi. We need variety of side dishes, stuffing and flavours to enhance the taste of this to consume in regular basis.

Sweet corn is a special maize variety in which its tender, delicious kernels eaten as a vegetable.

Boiled kernels are an excellent accompaniment in salads, pizza, pasta, risotto, stews, omelets, fried-rice, rice pulav, etc.

We make parathas with Potato, Radish, Onion, Garlic flavoured and with variety of stuffing s. Here we have an wonderful idea to make paratha with sweet corn kernels this  delicious  paratha can be served with out any side dish it has sweet and salty with the taste of fresh corn blend

Sweet Corn Paratha
Sweet Corn Paratha

Sweet corn is a healthy addition to your diet:

Sweet corn is a starchy vegetable that doubles as a functional food. Starchy means it is high in carbohydrate content. Functional means it contains multiple nutrients that can bring benefits to the body. When it comes to the diet, sweet corn works well as a side dish, or an ingredient in soups, salads or casseroles. By combining it with other foods, you can boost the nutrient content even more.

Yellow variety corn has significant levels of phenolic flavonoid pigment antioxidants such as ß-carotenes, and lutein, xanthins and cryptoxanthin pigments along with vitamin A.  These are required for maintaining healthy mucus membranes, skin and vision. Consumption of natural foods rich in flavonoids help protect from lung and oral cavity cancers.

Corn is a good source of phenolic flavonoid antioxidant, ferulic acid. Several research studies suggest that ferulic acid plays vital role in preventing cancers, aging, and inflammation in humans.

Further, it contains healthy amounts of some important minerals like zinc, magnesium, copper, iron, and manganese.

Ingredients to prepare:

Corn kernels-1 cup

Coriander leaves-1/2 cup

Green chilli-2 nos

Ajwain (omam)-1 tsp

Salt-1/4 tsp

Wheat flour-1 cup

Oil-1 tbsp

Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp optional

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1. Take mixer add corn kernels,ajwai,green chilli,and coriander leaves coarse grind the ingredients.

Note: If you are using corn cobs grate it and finely chop other ingredients.

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2. Take wide bowl add wheat flour, salt and coarse ground ingredients, mix it by adding water gradually as we do for normal roti.

3. Batter should be soft and non sticky, add a teaspoon of oil mix it well and set aside for 30 minutes.

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4. Divide the batter to a lemon sized balls, roll it to a 6 inch thin round by dusting dry wheat flour.

5. Heat tawa and cook, turn and smear some oil around,toast both the side by gently pressing on it till it you notice brown spots on it.

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