Sweet Potato Bread

Sweet potatoes are considered super foods – making bread with it is simply super. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Sweet Potato Bread
Main Ingredients Sweet potatoes, Whole wheat flour (atta)
Cuisine Fusion
Course Breads
Prep Time 1.30-2 hour
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Sweet
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Sweet Potato Bread

  • 300 grams Sweet potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed
  • 2 cups Whole wheat flour (atta)
  • 1 cup + for dusting Refined flour (maida)
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh yeast
  • 1 teaspoon Castor sugar (caster sugar)
  • 1½ teaspoons Salt
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh rosemary finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Extra-virgin olive oil


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