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Regulating Mash


(for two servings):

- 4 small sweet potatoes or 2 medium (make sure you pick ones with orange flesh)

- 1 teaspoon organic ghee (or sesame oil, skip the coconut oil, it is too cooling for this time of the year) + 1/2 teaspoon to top

- 1/2 teaspoon excellent quality turmeric ( I like Diaspora Co.)

- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

- 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

- a pinch of pink salt

- Optional to top: boiled greens beans, a small amount of chickpeas + hingvastak, a small amount of sautéed lacinato kale.


Peel the sweet potatoes and cut them in chunks.

Steam or boil them for about 15mn: they are ready when you can stick a fork with no resistance in them. Drain and let cool for 5 mn.

Mash the potatoes in a bowl with a fork, then add ghee or sesame oil, turmeric, nutmeg, and salt. Mix thoroughly.

Serve in bowls, top with 1/4 teaspoon more ghee per person and cumin. Add optional toppings.


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