Ratalyacha kees or grated sweet potato stirfry is a Maharashtrian recipe of stir fried sweet potatoes. This is a upvas, vrat / fasting recipe.
It is a favorite of many, so it is made at other times too for breakfast or as a snack.
Sweet potatoes or ratalu / ratali cooks quickly so this is a good one for breakfast.
Ingredients for Ratlyacha kees - Sweet potato stir fry for 2-3 servings
Wash and clean sweet potatoes.
Grate ratalu or sweet potato. You may use a large hole grater.
I used my food processor.
Heat oil in a thick bottom pan.
When oil is hot, add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
Add chopped green chilies or chili paste. Fry for a few seconds.
Add the grated sweet potato.
Add salt according to taste.
Mix well and cover with a lid.
Cook on low flame for 3-4 minutes.
Add powdered roasted peanuts and freshly grated coconut if adding.
Cook covered on low flame.
Check and stir after 2 minutes.
Sweet potato / ratalu should be cooked soft by this time.
Add chopped cilantro / hara dhania.
Mix and serve.
Tips and variations
Serve with a wedge of lime.
You may serve it with a small bowl of fresh curd/yogurt.