Sweet Potato Masala Roti

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Sweet Potato Masala Roti

These soft roti, or stuffed flatbread, are made with the goodness of sweet potato and Chakki Atta! It’s a tasty way to incorporate sweet potatoes into your diet.

Servings -3 to 4 (10 - 12 roti)
Difficulty Level - Easy
Preparation Time - 40 Mins
Cook Time - 30 Mins


  • 400 gm / 1 large sweet potato
  • 250 gm / 1.5 cups Mastercook Chakki Atta
  • 25 gm / 10-12 sprigs Coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 7 gm / 1 no Green chilli, finely chopped
  • 2 gm / ½ tsp Ajwain / Carom seeds
  • 5 gm / 1 tsp Salt, or to taste
  • 1 gm / ½ tsp Turmeric
  • 2 gm / ½ Mastercook Saunf / Fennel Seeds


  • Pressure cook or boil the sweet potatoes until tender.
  • Let cool for a few minutes and transfer to a bowl. Mash using a fork while still hot. Mash well until it is warm to the touch.
  • Add the Mastercook chakki atta and knead to form a soft dough. When the dough is coming together, add the coriander leaves, green chilli, ajwain, saunf, turmeric and salt.
  • Keep kneading without adding any water to form a soft dough.
  • Rest for 10 minutes and portion into balls about 50 – 60 gm each.
  • Roll into thin roti’s and cook on a tawa until golden and puffy.
  • Brush with ghee and serve.

Tips for Cooking

  • Do not add any water to knead the dough. The sweet potato has enough moisture.
  • The dough has to be kneaded when the sweet potato is warm, otherwise it will not knead properly.
  • You can add other masala’s like red chilli or garam masala as well.

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