Ratalyacha kees - Grated sweet potato stirfry
Stir fried Ratalu - Vrat Upvas Recipe
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.
How to make Ratlyacha kees - Sweet potato stir fry
Sweet potato - Ratalu - Ratali
Green chilies - hari mirch
Ingredients for Ratlyacha kees - Sweet potato stir fry
Ingredients for Ratlyacha kees - Sweet potato stir fry for 2-3 servings
- Sweet potatoes / ratalu - 2 - 3 washed well
- Roasted peanut powder - 1/4 cup
- Cumin seed / jeera - 1/2 tsp
- Salt to taste
- Vegetable oil or desi ghee - 1 tbsp
- Green chilies, chopped or paste - 2-3 or more according to taste
- Cilantro / hara dhania - 1 tbsp chopped
- Fresh grated coconut - 1 or 2 tbsp
Step by step instructions for making - sweet potato stirfry - Ratalyacha kees
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.
Serving suggestions for Ratalyacha kees - Sweet potato stir fry - Tips and variations
- Serve ratalyacha kees with a wedge of lime.
- You may serve it with a small bowl of fresh curd/yogurt.
If you are making for a vrat/upvas/ fasting day, You may add other suitable items such as Sabudana Khichdi, Sabudana Vada to the meal. You may have Rava sheera or Daliya sheera as a sweet/dessert.
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