How to make Sweet Potato and Rosemary Mash -

A great substitute for the popular mashed potatoes – mashed sweet potatoes cooked with fresh rosemary, topped with cheese and baked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Sweet potatoes (शक्करकंद), Rosemary (रोज़मेरी)

Cuisine : British

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Sweet Potato and Rosemary Mash

Sweet Potato and Rosemary Mash 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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Sweet Potato and Rosemary Mash Recipe

  • Sweet potatoes peeled, cut into cubes and soaked in 2 cups water 3-4

  • Rosemary 6-8 fresh + for garnishing

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh cream 3-4 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli flakes ½ teaspoon

  • Fresh parsley chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Lemon juice of ½ lemon

  • Bread crumbs ¼ cup

  • Parmesan cheese powder ¼ cup


Step 1

Put sweet potato cubes in a non-stick pan along with the water they were soaked in, cover and cook till all the water dries up. Add a little more water and a little salt and cook, mashing the sweet potatoes, till the water is absorbed. Mash the sweet potatoes.

Step 2

Preheat the oven to 180° C.

Step 3

Heat oil and 1 tablespoon butter in another non-stick pan. Add garlic and sauté till golden. Add mashed sweet potatoes and mix well.

Step 4

Reduce heat, add cream, salt and torn rosemary sprigs and mix well. Add chilli flakes, parsley and lemon juice, mix and cook on high heat for a minute.

Step 5

Remove the pan from heat, add remaining butter and mix well. Transfer the sweet potato mixture into a glass baking dish and tap the dish gently so that the mixture levels out.

Step 6

Sprinkle some parmesan cheese powder on top.

Step 7

Put the remaining parmesan cheese powder and bread crumbs in a bowl and mix well.

Step 8

Top the sweet potato mixture with this mixture. Place the dish in the preheated oven and bake for 10-12 minutes.

Step 9

Serve hot garnished with rosemary sprigs.

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