Ratalyacha (Sweet Potato) Kees

Ratalyacha (Sweet Potato) Kees

Ratalyacha (Sweet Potato) Kees (Serves 4)

Quick, Healthy and tasty Snack/ breakfast dish. One can also eat this for Upwas (Fasting day). Sweet Potato is very nutritious, has good amount of Vitamin A, Potassium and fiber. Those who generally don’t like sweet potato will also like this recipe.


Sweet potato ½ kilogram

Roasted Peanut coarse powder 1 tablespoon or more if you like

Green Chilly paste 1 teaspoon

Fresh Scraped Coconut 1 teaspoon

Coriander leaves chopped 1 teaspoon

Lemon juice ½ teaspoon

Sugar ½ teaspoon

Pure Ghee / Clarified Butter) 2 teaspoons

Cumin Seeds ¼ teaspoon

Salt to taste


1. Wash sweet potatoes and grate them along with the skin.

Grated Sweet Potato

2. In a pan heat 1 teaspoon of pure ghee / clarified butter on medium flame.

3. Add cumin seeds, wait till sputters.

4. Add green chilly paste.

5. Add grated sweet potatoes and cover the pan.

6. Cook, on low flame, for 5 – 6 minutes (till sweet potatoes are cooked), stirring well every 2 minutes. Sometimes sweet potatoes cook much faster ; so be watchful.

7. Add salt, sugar, lemon juice, scraped coconut, peanut powder and chopped coriander

Add all ingredients to cooked Sweet Potato

8. Mix well, add 1 teaspoon pure ghee / clarified butter while mixing.

Serve hot.


1. Make the kees soon after grating sweet potatoes. If you keep it for a while, it will turn black.

2. Other option is you dip grated sweet potato in water and squeeze water before using it. But sometimes the kees may become soggy and sticky. It depends on the type of sweet potatoes. So best is to make it immediately after grating.

Ratalyacha (Sweet Potato) Kees

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