Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Madhurakizhangu Orotti / Sweet Potato Pancake

Recipe#15 from Mrs.K.M.Mathews recipe series


  1. Sweet potato, cooked and mashed - 2 cups
  2. Wheat Flour - 1/4 cup
  3. Coconut shredded - 1/2 cup
  4. Onion, chopped - 1/4 cup
  5. Salt to taste
  6. Coconut oil - 1 tbs
  7. Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  8. Dry red chilli, cut into small pieces - 1
  9. Green chilli, chopped - 1
  10. Ginger, chopped - 1/2 tsp
  11. Curry leaves, chopped - 1/2 tsp


  1. Mix coconut and onion well using your fingers and applying some pressure.
  2. Mix sweet potato, wheat flour and salt to the above
  3. Heat coconut oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds
  4. Add ingredients from 8 to 11 and fry them for a minute
  5. Add the above to sweet potato mixture and mix well
  6. Heat a tawa
  7. Make a lemon size ball using the dough
  8. Using your palm and fingers flatten each ball to slightly thick flat round shape.(see the picture to get an idea of thickness and shape)
  9. Cook it on hot tawa. When one side is well cooked, flip it and cook the other side.
Orotti can be served on its own or with coconut chutney

  • I have added few spoons of rice flour as orotti was too soft otherwise and difficult to flip
  • Tawa must be hot and each side should be cooked well otherwise flipping can be difficult
  • I made with half the qty of ingredients than the orginal recipe, but retained same qty for ginger, curry leaves, mmustard and onion
  • Seet potato was cooked in pressure cooker
  • Also, i have applied coconut oil on tawa before cooking each orotti

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