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!
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
Mix together yeast and castor sugar in 1cup lukewarm water in a bowl. Set aside to activate.
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.
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.
Line a loaf tin with butter paper.
Knock back the dough. Place the dough in the lined tin and set aside in a warm place for 20 minutes.
Preheat oven to 180° C.
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.
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