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The Healthy Roti

The Healthy Roti


Experience the Caribbean with this West Indies inspired dish.




1 tsp vegetable oil

1 small onion, peeled and sliced

1 cup  chicken or vegetable broth

1 sweet potato, peeled and cubed

1 clove garlic, minced

1/2 tsp cumin

1/4 tsp each coriander, cinnamon and turmeric

1/2 tsp  hot sauce

1 cup canned chickpeas

1/4 cup coconut milk

2-3 large roti or whole wheat flour tortillas





1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan over medium heat. Add the onion; cook for 5 minutes. Stir in broth, sweet potato, garlic, cumin, coriander, cinnamon and turmeric.


2. Cover and cook, stirring ever so often for 15 minutes or until potato is tender. Season with hot sauce.


3. Stir in chick-peas and coconut milk. Bring to a boil. Cook, stirring often, until chick-peas are heated through.  Divide mixture between two roti shells. Roll to make a wrap.


(Makes 2 to 3 servings.)


Calories Per Serving: 353