How to make Paatra ?





Paatra leaves/ colocasia leaves are popularly used in gujarati and konkan cuisine. These leaves are used as main ingredient in number of dishes like dal and curry and others but paatra is one among the famous ways of eating this.

Potato Fenugreek Curry

How to make Potato and Fenugreek (Aloo Methi) curry ?






  • 4 medium sized potatoes
  • 1 1/2 cup cleaned and chopped methi (fenugreek leaves)
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • Pinch of turmeric powder
  • Pinch of asafoetida powder
  • 1 chopped green chilly
  • 1/2 tsp grated ginger
  • Salt to taste
  • 2-3 tsp oil for shallow frying
  • Lemon juice of half a lemon
  • Coriander leaves (chopped) for garnish


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Sweet potato wedges with avocado dip

How to prepare Sweet Potato wedges?





Ingredients for wedges

  • 2 large sweet potatoes, scrubbed and cut lengthwise into wedges
  • 1-2 tbsp of cornflour/ cornstarch
  • 1-2 tbsp of oil
  • 2 tsp of paprika (strength of your choice)
  • 1/4 tsp of cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp of dried thyme
  • salt to taste

Ingredients for avocado dip

  • 1 large avocado
  • 2 tbsp of yogurt
  • 2tsp of fresh lime juice
  • salt to taste

Procedure for sweet potato wedges

  • Place the sweet potatoes in cold water and allow it to soak for an hour.
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