“Homemade Potato Rolls is a soft dinner rolls which has addition of mashed potatoes in it

Mashed potatoes add so much softness to the rolls.”

Potato bread is a form of bread in which potato flour or potato replaces a portion of the regular wheat flour. It is cooked in a variety of ways, including baking it on a hot griddle or pan, or in an oven. It may be leavened or unleavened, and may have a variety of other ingredients baked into it.

Addition of potato in this recipe made it super soft and fluffy. The bread itself is light and soft. This taste delicious with some soups.

After I discovered this recipe, it became a mainstay for me. I make the dough ahead of time when company is coming, and I try to keep some in the refrigerator to bake later. Leftover mashed potatoes are almost sure to go into these rolls.

Instead of fresh potatoes you can use instant mashed potato powder.

Also Check out Focaccia Breadsticks

I served it with my cream of chicken veg soup

Which yeast is best for dinner rolls?

You can use dry yeast or instant yeast for making this rolls. Instant yeast don’t need pre-activation. If you are using dry yeast, you need to activate it first.

How long do fluffy rolls need to rise?

The rising will take about an hour on the counter. You can speed up the rising process by:

Placing the pan in a warm oven (about 200°F).
Set the pan on the oven while it’s preheating.
Place the pan on a rack set over a large roasting pan full of boiling water.

Those three will shorten your rising time up to about half.

How long do potato rolls last?

Potato rolls can be stored in fridge for over a week.
Potato rolls can be stored in freezer for over a month

You will love my Hamburger Rolls, 2 Hour Burger Buns

If you are into sweet stuffs, then check Pecan Sticky Buns or Monkey Bread

Can i make bread and buns without oven?

Yes you can. check my recipe for “How to make buns without oven”

Some Frequently Asked Questions.
Why are my rolls hard?

Here are some of the reasons rolls can come out hard and flat. if your yeast is not activated, then dough wont rise and the bread will be hard. Over baking can make your rolls hard. Also not letting the dough rise enough also makes it hard.

Can you over knead dough?

If you think you‘ve over-kneaded the dough, try letting it rise a little longer before shaping it.

What happens if I don’t knead my dough enough?

If you don’t knead your dough enough by hand or if you don’t allow it enough time in your mixer, the dough will lack strength. Once baked, an under-kneaded bread loaf will be flat and dense in texture

Why is my bread rolls so heavy and dense?

you did not knead it or leave it to prove for long enough or you could have killed the yeast by leaving the dough to rise in a place that was too hot.

Can you let bread rolls rise too long?

Letting the dough rise for too long makes the structure of the bread weak, so it can‘t support itself.

What can I eat with potato rolls?

You can serve it with just soups. You can even serve it with sabzi, kheema, bhurji, omelette or any curries to soak the rolls in.

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Homemade Potato Rolls   Save Print Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 12 mins
Total time 22 mins
  Homemade Potato Rolls is super soft and fluffy buns which taste so delicious when served hot or warm with some soup. Author: Aarthi
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12 rolls
All Purpose Flour / Maida - 3 to 4 cups Salt to taste Warm Water - 1 cup Dry yeast - 1 tblspn Sugar - 1 tblspn Olive oil - 3 tblspn Boiled mashed potato - 2 medium size
Take warm water in a bowl, add sugar and yeast and set aside for 5 mins to activate. Now Take flour, salt in a large bowl and mix well. Add in yeast water and knead well. Add olive oil and knead well. Set aside for 1 to 2 hours. Now take small portion of dough. Roll it into a smooth ball. Place it in a baking tray and leave to rise for 30 mins. Preheat oven to 200 degree C for 10 mins. Now place the rolls into the oven and bake for 10 to 12 mins. Remove and cool for a bit. Serve warm.
Notes 1)Let the dough rise for 1 to 2 hours till it doubles in size.
2)Bake the rolls and cool it. Store it in air tight container in fridge for over a week.
3)You can freeze the rolls for over a month. Nutrition Information Serving size: 1 rolls Calories: 106 Fat: 3g Carbohydrates: 17g Sodium: 136mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 2g Cholesterol: 8mg 3.5.3251
Other fabulous dinner rolls and bread recipes:

Buttery dinner rolls
Best Ever Hamburger Rolls
Pecan Sticky Cinnamon Rolls
2 Hour Burger Rolls
Soft Herb Rolls

Serve these with:

Spinach Cauliflower Soup
Chicken Veg Soup
Tortilla Soup
French Onion Soup


1)Take warm water in a bowl.

2)Add sugar

3)Add dry yeast

4)Mix well

5)Take flour in a bowl

6)Add in salt

7)Mix well

8)Add in mashed potatoes

9)Add yeast water

10)Mix well to form a dough

11)Add in olive oil

12)Knead well

13)Cover and leave to rise for 1 to 2 hours.

14)Take small portion from it and roll it into a smooth ball.

15)Leave it to rise for 30 mins

16)Bake till done



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