Iahas-Sweet Potato Mash

Sweet Potato Mash

Sweet potatoes are low in fat and are a more nutritious choice than regular potatoes. This is a healthy option when made from sweet potatoes, and combined with cottage cheese, and ghee. Can be enjoyed on its own or a side of eggs, greens, or even a seasonal kitchari.
Good for all doshas

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Serves: 2 Persons



  1. Soak the grated sweet potato in a large bowl, scrub them clean and pat dry. Cut them in big chunks.
  2. In a large pot, bring the water to a boil and add the sweet potatoes.
  3. Boil the potatoes for around 25 to 30 mins till the knife slides out effortlessly from the center.
  4. Turn off the heat and let them sit for 10 mins
  5. Remove from hot water and wash with cold water
  6. Remove the peel and whip the potatoes into a smooth paste
  7. In mixer, grate the paneer into a thick paste with a finely granular texture
  8. Add the paneer to the whipped potatoes
  9. Add ghee, salt, and pepper
  10. Serve hot.

Serving suggestions

Can be served with meat, fried egg, or sauteed greens.

Check out the Ayurvedic benefits of ingredients used in this recipe

Chinmayi Kulkarni

Chinmayi is a Nutritionist turned Marketer, with Masters in both Marketing and Nutrition. Her focus is to combine her knowledge to understand and evangelize Ayurveda.

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