RAINY SEASON SPECIAL RECIPE

RAINY SEASON SPECIAL RECIPE
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Monday, July 6, 2009

GRATED SPICY SWEET POTATO (Ratalyacha Kees)

HARTALIKA TEEJ PUJA and FASTING RECIPES
Hartalika Teej welcome the monsoon season and are celebrated primarily by girls and women, with songs, dancing and prayer rituals





GRATED SPICY SWEET POTATO (Ratalyacha Kees)



Ingredients
2 Sweet Potatoes, 1tsp cumin seeds, 2-3 green chilies chopped, 1tbsp crushed roasted peanut powder, 1 tbsp Oil / Saajuk Tup (ghee), Salt as per taste and Chopped coriander to garnish

Method

1. Wash the sweet potatoes thoroughly, wipe them dry with a cloth, peel the skin off and then grate them. (Make sure that if you are not going to cook the grated sweet potatoes immediately, cover them with water)
2. In a pan/ kadai, heat the oil/ghee. Add the jeera and then the green chilies. Fry for a minute or so, and then add the grated sweet potatoes (make sure to squeeze out the water from the sweet potatoes before adding to the pan).
3. Mix well, cover with a lid and cook for about 3-4 minutes till white steam escapes from the pan. Once cooked, add the crushed peanut powder and salt to taste.
4. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.
To enjoy it even more, serve it with lemon slice, butter milk and cucumber raita on the side. :)
CUCUMBER RAITA
Ingredients1 chopped cucumber, 1 tsp sugar, 2 finely chopped green chilies, 2 tbsp curd, salt to taste.
MethodTake a bowl and add cucumber, curd, chili, salt and sugar.
Mix it well and serve :-)