How to make Sweet Potato Bread - Sweet potatoes are considered super foods – making bread with it is simply super.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Sweet potatoes (शक्करकंद), Whole wheat flour (atta) (आटा)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Breads

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Sweet Potato Bread

Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Sweet Potato Bread Recipe

  • Sweet potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed 300 grams

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 2 cups

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup + for dusting

  • Fresh yeast 1 tablespoon

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1 teaspoon

  • Salt 1½ teaspoons

  • Fresh rosemary finely chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Mix together yeast and castor sugar in 1cup lukewarm water in a bowl. Set aside to activate.

Step 2

Mix together wheat flour, refined flour, salt and rosemary in another bowl. Add activated yeast, olive oil and sweet potatoes and mix till well combined into a dough.

Step 3

Dust the worktop with some flour and transfer the dough on it. Knead for 10 minutes or till it turns soft and elastic. Place the dough in an oiled bowl, cover with a cling film and set aside in a warm place for 30 minutes.

Step 4

Line a loaf tin with butter paper.

Step 5

Knock back the dough. Place the dough in the lined tin and set aside in a warm place for 20 minutes.

Step 6

Preheat oven to 180° C.

Step 7

Dust the dough with some flour, place the tin in the preheated oven and bake for 25-30 minutes. Remove from oven, cool and demould.

Step 8

Slice and serve.