Dessert from India
By Marissa Weitzman
Rolled Ratalu (Sweet Potato) with Nuts. A specialty of the Bene Israel community; recipe courtesy of Rosy Solomon Moses of Mumbai, India.
Ingredients: 1lb of sweet potatoes; 2 tablespoons of mashed dates; ¼ cup of almonds, pistachios, and cashews.
Preparation: Boil sweet potatoes with a little salt. When tender, peel and mash potatoes and add the mashed dates. Mix and create small balls. Roll in crushed nuts and serve.