Sweet Potato Mash Recipe

A creamy indulgence with mashed sweet potato cooked in milk and butter and seasoned with salt and pepper. It makes a great side dish with your meals.

Archana's Kitchen
Sweet Potato Mash Recipe
2118 ratings.

Sweet Potato Mash Recipe is such a delicious dish to be had along with your grilled chicken or any other grilled meat. The sweet potato are slowly boiled in milk and butter until it softens and it is mashed to a coarse texture.

The addition of fresh garlic cloves into the mash gives it a perfect balance in the dish. The sweetness of the sweet potato is well balanced with the salt and is flavored more by sprinkling some crushed pepper on the top.

It is believed that sweet potato has fewer calories when compared to the white potatoes. They also have low glycemic index which means they release sugar slowly into the blood that helps to steady the levels of blood sugar.

Serve the Sweet Potato Mash Recipe along with Oven Baked Chicken with a fresh salad like Chickpea Orange Salad Recipe with Sun Dried Tomatoes by the side. 

If you are looking for more Sweet Potato Recipe, here are some:

  1. Sweet Potato Thepla/Paratha Recipe
  2. Sweet Potato & Oatmeal Kofta Curry (Non Fried)
  3. Carrots & Sweet Potato Stuffed Paratha Recipe

Cuisine: Continental
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

5 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

20 M


4 Servings


  • 4 Sweet Potatoes , skin peeled and chopped small
  • 500 ml Milk
  • 100 grams Butter (Salted)
  • 5 cloves Garlic , sliced
  • Salt and Pepper , to taste 

How to make Sweet Potato Mash Recipe

  1. To begin making the Sweet Potato Mash Recipe, add the chopped sweet potato, milk, garlic and butter into a sauce pan and leave it to boil.

  2. Boil until the potatoes have become soft and fluffy. Using a potato masher, mash all the potatoes and add little salt and mix well.

  3. You can also pass the mashed potatoes into a sieve to get a smooth consistency. Before serving sprinkle some pepper and serve.

  4. Serve the Sweet Potato Mash Recipe along with Oven Baked Chicken with a fresh salad like Chickpea Orange Salad Recipe with Sun Dried Tomatoes by the side.