Recipe: warm sweet potato salad


2 sweet potatoes ( or butternut squash)
1 tsp cumin seeds
salt to taste
lemon juice
handful chopped cilantro
2 tsp roasted sesame seeds
Rocket salad


2 tbsp olive Oil
1 tsp ginger
lemon zest + juice of half lemon
2 tsp Honey

In roasting tin add 1 tbsp oil which has been brought to a high heat. Add the cumin seeds, allow to pop. Add the largely diced sweet potatoes, grind black pepper and salt and roast on a medium heat for about 15 minutes.

Mix the ingredients for the dressing.

Lay down the rocket, add the roasted sweet potato, drizzle the dressing and sprinkle the finely chopped cilantro and roasted sesame seeds.

This is a perfect dish to pacify vata and for vata types and ideal option for a hearty summertime salad.