Sunday, January 10, 2010

potato buns

These potato buns are quite famous in bangalore bakeries and i never ever thought that one day i will make on my own,thanx to one of my friend in melbourne from whom i learned such recipies which i cannot think of it ever,she is an excellent cook and many of her recipies  i have tried & have posted on this blog too.
ingredients for the dough :
5cups plain flour/self raising flour
3tbsp butter
3/4 cup warm milk
1/2 cup  warm water
2 1/2 tbsp sugar
4 tsp yeast
method :
mix flour,salt,butter and milk together.dissolve yeast and sugar in half cup of warm water and mix throughly and add it to the flour..Add more water accordingly and make a dough and knead it for 5-10 min. Cover and let it rest for about one hour or more..till it rises double the size.Punch down and divide to 10-12 balls. Roll to a small circle (puri like circle) fill about a table spoon of stuffing and cover it in a triangle shape (samosa like) or just round.Dust a baking tray with flour and place this balls on them with space in between. brush with oil or butter and let it raise for about 20-30 min.Pre heat oven for about 15 min for 180-200C and bake for 5-10 min.Again keep checking it and sometimes turn the bun and brown it other side too if required.

ingredients for the stuffing  :
3-4 boiled and half mashed potatoes
2 sliced onions
1tsp mustard seeds
1tsp chana daal
1tsp urad daal
3-4 curry leaves (chopped )
1/2 tsp hing
1tsp grated ginger
1-2 chopped green chillies
1tsp cumin seeds
1tsp turmeric pwd
method :
Heat oil and make tadka of mustard, channa dal, urad dal, cumin and curry leaves. Add hing, grated ginger,  green chillies and sliced onions and then turmeric.Fry for sometime and add salt and boiled mashed potatoes.mix well.

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