Sweet Potato Polvorones
In this episode of 100% Veg, Chef Gautam Mehrishi shows you how to make a Pumpkin Sunflower Loaf, which is perfect for a tea time. This pumpkin loaf can be served during a tea party too for a change.
Sweet Potato Polvorones

- American


- 2

Cooking Time

-18-20 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15-17 Min


  • For Pumpkin Sunflower Loaf:{1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 tsp vanilla syrup
  • 2 tsp chopped ginger
  • 2 tbsp icing sugar
  • 2 tsp nutmeg powder
  • 4 tbsp whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 2 tbsp buttermilk
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • salt
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • For Pumpkin Relish:{1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp sunflower seeds
  • 2 tbsp pumpkin puree
  • 1 tbsp castor sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla syrup
  • 1 tsp nutmeg and cinnamon powder
  • 1 tbsp whole wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp buttermilk
  • salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder


  1. 1

    Procedure to make Pumpkin Sunflower Loaf: In a bowl add pumpkin puree, vanilla syrup, chopped ginger, icing sugar, nutmeg powder and mix it well.
  2. 2

    In a bowl add whole wheat flour, baking soda, baking powder, buttermilk, white vinegar and mix it well.
  3. 3

    Add sugar, mix it well and leave it.
  4. 4

    To the pumpkin puree add sunflower seeds, crushed walnuts and mix it.
  5. 5

    To the flour batter, add salt, whole wheat flour.
  6. 6

    Add pumpkin paste, whole wheat flour and prepare a dough.
  7. 7

    Roll the dough over the flour and let it rest for 20 minutes.
  8. 8

    Prick the dough using a knife, dust flour over it, add sunflower seeds and bake it in the oven at 160' C - 170' C for 16 - 18 minutes.
  9. 9

    In a heated pan add olive oil, cumin seeds and sunflower seeds.
  10. 10

    In the bowl add pumpkin puree, castor sugar, vanilla syrup, nutmeg & cinnamon powder, whole wheat flour and mix it.
  11. 11

    Mix buttermilk in the paste and add the mixture in the pan.
  12. 12

    Add salt, black pepper powder and mix it.
  13. 13

    Cut slices of bread, place it on a plate, add pumpkin glaze.
  14. 14

    To garnish add sunflower seeds, peppermint leaves, icing sugar and Pumpkin Sunflower Loaf is ready to serve.
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Chef Gautam Mehrishi loves a fragrant pot of desi ghee, biking through the Himalayas and adding a twist to Indian food, not necessarily in that order! His grandpa was his earliest fan who urged him to follow his passion and cook professionally, and he’s never looked back! He’s a familiar face on television, including LF where he hosts multiple shows.

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