How to make Mashed Sweet Potatoes -

These mashed sweet potatoes are oh so tasty.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Sweet potatoes (शक्करकंद), Olive oil (ऑलिव आइल)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe Card


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 : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

  • Sweet potatoes boiled 2 large

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Shallots peeled 15-20

  • Garlic 3-4 cloves

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns 1/4 teaspoon

  • Green chillies chopped finely 2

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Fresh cream 2 tablespoons

  • Alfalfa sprouts 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Halve the sweet potatoes horizontally and peel them. Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan. Chop shallots and garlic in a chopper and add to this pan and sauté. Add butter and mix and continue to sauté till soft.

Step 2

Roughly chop sweet potatoes and add to the pan and mash roughly with a fork. Add salt, crushed black peppercorns, green chillies and mix well. Add lemon juice and cream and mix well.

Step 3

Transfer into a serving bowl and sprinkle a little pepper powder on top. Garnish with a few alfalfa sprouts and serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.