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Sweet Potato Roti | Indian Flatbread | Shakarkandi Roti


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 250 g sweet potato

  • 1/2 tsp salt 

  • 1/4 tsp green chilli paste (Optional)

  • 1 tsp chopped garlic (Optional)


  1. Chop the sweet potato roughly and cook that on medium heat for 15 to 20 minutes or until tender.   

  2. Check with a knife or fork to see if they are cooked.  

  3. Drain the water, peel and mash the sweet potato (Sweet potato should be hot; if not, then reheat).  

  4. Add salt, garlic, chilli and mix, then add all-purpose flour combine well with the fork. 

  5. Knead the dough gently.  

  6. Divide the dough into 5 equal parts and roll each part into a round shape until the roti is about 2 mm thick.   

  7. Heat a non-stick skillet, place the roti in the skillet.   

  8. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until bubbles starts to show.    

  9. Flip the roti and continue to then cook.    

  10. There should be some brown spots on each side.


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