Sweet potato dessert - Ratalu ka meetha
Ratalyache gode kaap रताळ्याचे काप

Sweet potato dessert with jaggery recipe | Ratalu ka meetha | Bellada genasu | रताळ्याचे गोड काप recipe with step by step video instructions and written instructions.

Sweet potato is known as ratali(Marathi), ratalu(Hindi/Punjabi), genasu(Kannada) in Indian languages. It is a quick cooking root vegetable. It is healthier than potato and contains

Here we have a recipe that is easy and quick to make. Make it as a dessert or as a healthy snack.

How to make Sweet potato dessert - Ratalu ka meetha

Sweet potato dessert - Ratalu ka meetha

Ingredients for Sweet potato dessert - Ratalu ka meetha for 2 servings

Sweet potato - Ratalu
jaggery - gud
grated coconut
  • Sweet potato / Ratalu / Genasu | रताळी - 2 medium
  • Ghee - 1 tbsp
  • Jaggery/Gud - 2 tbsp, more or less according to taste
  • Cardamom powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Coconut grated, fresh or dry - 1 tbsp or more
  • Water - 1 tbsp
  1. Wash sweet potato well. You may peel it if you wish. I do not peel it.
  2. Slice sweet potato in rounds or any other shape you like. Cut the pieces thin.
  3. Add ghee to a pan. Add the cut slices to ghee and mix well to coat the pieces well with ghee.
  4. When they are coated well with ghee, add jaggery and water. mix well. cover and cook for 2 -3 minutes.
  5. Ratalu cooks fast. Add another spoonful of water if needed to cook them soft to your liking.
  6. Add coconut and cardamom powder and mix well. 
  7. Serve hot or at room temperature or cold. You may serve it by itself or with a little fresh cream over it.

This sweet ratalu may be served hot, at room temperature or cold, after keeping in the fridge.

If serving cold, top with a spoonful of cold fresh cream, homemade or store bought. Tastes great.

 Tips and variations

Add sugar instead of jaggery if you wish. You may also use honey or maple syrup instead of jaggery or sugar.

Instead of cardamom powder, you may use vanilla extract.

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