Sathu Maavu Paratha (சத்து மாவு பராத்தா ).

சத்து மாவு பராத்தா .

சத்து மாவு பராத்தா .

I had earlier intended to make sweet potatao paratha after reading subbus blog. But i came upon an idea of trying something new . The ragi flour, sathu maavu were in the fridge for many days . i thought Sathu maavu will be ideal as we can get all nutrients in one go. For those who do not know what is Sathu Maavu – a small intro.

Ragi, wheat , horse gram, Almond, Green gram, oats, wheat,corn , Par boiled rice and a variety of pulses and legumes should be dry roasted and grinded in the machine . A small teaspoon of this flour is mixed with milk or water and then added to 1 cup of boiling milk and stirred well to geta a porridge like consistency . We can add sugar and drink. This is an energy booster and one of our neighbour in my Hometown introduced this to us . Those of us who are under weight can drink this. Pregnant women and children can benefit the most . The one i used is bought from the store which is also equally good . Today i used it to make paratha . Till now my family did not find i used Sathu maavu. Now the recipe.

Ingredients:
Sathu Maavu – 1 cup
Wheat flour -1 cup
Boiled sweet potato (mashed )- 3
Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
Punjabi Gram Masala – 1 tsp
Salt and oil.
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Mix well the flour and powder . Add salt and again mix well.

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Wheat Flour and sathu Maavu

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Then add mashed sweet potato and  little water and knead well. Its seeme to be hard  but later the dough becomes  soft . Finally add little oil and knead well . It is better  to mash the  sweet potatoes when they are hot .

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After 1 hour
Roll it into chapattis . If it sticks or doesn’t stretch , knead the ball again and roll it . If needed put a plastic cover and on it make the paratha. So that it will be easy to put on the tava.

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Usually i roll the paratha on one side and cook it one by one simultaneously . Heat the Tava and put the paratha on it . Add little  Ghee or oil and cook well, Slow fire is ideal . Although the size and shape is not like regular ones the taste is different and we get soft parathas . And even two parathas are filling . If you prefer a different taste then go ahead with this .i made Navarathan Kurma for this . Anything spicy will go well with Sathu Maavu Paratha.

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9 thoughts on “Sathu Maavu Paratha (சத்து மாவு பராத்தா ).

  1. Anitha says:

    Hi durga

    Was looking for this recipe.
    I was searching for a way to give sathu mavu, as my kids dont like the usual sathu maavu kanji.
    Can we use the normal potatoes instead of the sweet ones.

  2. Anitha says:

    Hi durga

    I tried it. It came out very well.
    but i dont know how come it was a little sweet. ( i didn’t add sugar).
    So soft.

  3. Anitha says:

    Hi durga
    So nice of u.
    I wont fry ragi for sathu maavu.
    So i doubt whether there will be any digestion problem if the kids have urundai.
    Have u ever done rasagullas?
    If so, pls forward me.

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