Once again it's a Ashadhi Ekdashi, that is Maha Ekadashi. It is celebrated all over Maharashtra. Details of this Ekadashi was written in my last year's post, Sabudana Khichadi for MahaEkadashi.Ratale, is the marathi name for Sweet potato. It is Mostly used for fast. On Ekadashi you have to fast for complete day. So we Maharashtrian makes variety of fasting food this day. This dish is one of them. It is very easy and quick to make.
Ratale (Sweet Potato) - 250 gms.
Danyacha Kut (Roasted Peanut powder) - 2 tablespoon
Chopped Green Chilies - 2-3
Ghee - 1 tablespoon
Jeera (Cumin seeds) - 1 teaspoon
Lemon - 1/2
Salt as per taste.
Wash neatly sweet potatoes because it is having lots of mud on it. Wipe and peel the skin. Now take water in a big bowl. Grate the sweet potatoes and immediately put into water otherwise it will become black. Take a kadai and heat ghee into it. (You can use Oil instead of ghee). Add jeera then chopped green chilies. Then squeeze out water from sweet potato add potatoes in kadai. Mix wel and cover it with lid. Let it cook for 4-5 minutes. When it is cooked add salt and peanut powder. Mix wel. Remove from the flame and add lemon juice. Mix it . Serve this Kees with curd.