Find a Recipe

LIST OF DIWALI SWEETS & SNACKS RECIPES

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Onion Masala Buns / Onion Khara Buns

Happy Vinayagar Chaturthi Wishes to all my friends n readers. May The Lord Ganesha Bless u with all Health & Prosperity. Hope some of u had a wonderful festival n some still enjoying the special occasion with friends n family sharing all delicious Prasad :) I am stil getting ready for the pooja, planned everything for evening. So today bit busy with other things, not in a mood to blog but have to post for the final day of blogging Marathon. As i prepared the recipe in advance its now easy for me to post today. Onion Masala Buns is more or less similar to Khara Buns/Savory Buns in taste, with the addition of more onions but this is really more soft like my Garlic Buns since i followed the same recipe. This recipe is slightly adapted from Gauri's Masala Bread recipe. On seeing the Masala bread which she posted last week i was so much tempted as i love savory bakes, so immediately tried it on my way. Thanks Gauri for the recipe/idea it turned out so delicious and we enjoyed it a lot. These buns are great for tea time snack, even it tastes good when dipped in hot tea/coffee. Do give it a try n let me know h it turned out to u. Now to the recipe.

Ingredients
  1. Whole Wheat Flour     2 cups
  2. All Purpose Flour/APF    1 cup
  3. Rapid Rise Yeast      1 tbsp
  4. Salt      1/2 tsp
  5. Baking powder       1/2 tsp
  6. Sugar            2 tbsp
  7. Milk       1 and 1/4 cup(Luke warm milk)
  8. Oil      2 and 1/2 tbsp
  9. Onion      1 medium (finely chopped)
  10. Green chili    1 no.(finely chopped -optional)
  11. Garlic      3 cloves(finely chopped)
  12. Cumin seeds     2 tsp
  13. Cilantro       1tbsp + 1/2 tbsp for garnishing
  14. Thinly sliced onions     3 tbsp for garnishing
  15. Chili powder/Paprika     1/2 tsp or less for garnishing

Method
  • In a medium sized bowl, mix warm milk, sugar n  yeast and allow to rest for 10 minutes or until it tunrs frothy.
  • Meanwhile, in another bowl, mix whole wheat flour, APF,salt,baking powder and stir well and keep ready.
  • Once the yeast mixture turns frothy, add oil and mix it then add the prepared flour mixture.
  • Now add finely chopped onions,cilantro,garlic n cumin seeds, mix everything well and now the dough turns to be a very sticky dough.

  • Grease your hands with oil, and on a well floured surface knead the dough for 3-4 minutes to a smooth n pliable dough.
  • Now grease the bowl with 1/2 tsp oil and keep the kneaded dough n smear few more drops of oil in top of the dough and cover the bowl with damp cloth or cling wrap and rest it for 1 hour or until it doubles in size.
  • Meanwhile grease or line a baking tray with oil/cooking spray and keep ready.
  • Once it has raised in its size, punch down the dough and knead for a minute and divide the dough in to 10 big lemon sized balls and arrange it on a lined baking tray by 2" apart.
  • Then allow this to raise for 20 minutes, 
  • Preheat oven to 400 degree Fahrenheit.
  • once done brush the top with milk or egg wash and sprinkle sliced onions n chili powder and chopped cilantro and bake it for 15-20 miutes or until the top turns golden brown, when u tap the top of buns u hear the hollow sound then its done.

Notes:
U can make this buns either using whole wheat flour alone or APF alone.
I used egg wash( one egg + 2 tbsp Milk mixed together n used for brushing).
These buns are so soft n u can also enjoy it with some Pav bhaji masala.

Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM# 20

Sending this to Vardhini's Bake Fest now happening @ The Mad Scientist's Kitchen.


27 comments:

  1. Happy ganesh charturthi to you too. The masala buns look awesome.

    ReplyDelete
  2. masala buns look delicious... Happy Ganesh Chaturthi...

    ReplyDelete
  3. Buns looks delicious sangee.I have tried buns several times but not satisfied with the results. Got dejected.. will try this version. sounds yum

    ReplyDelete
  4. super buns, have book marked..i am actually tempted to try these and u r step wise pics have motivated me to get going on this.look so tempting.

    ReplyDelete
  5. I love any kinda buns sangee... Bookmarking these

    ReplyDelete
  6. Beautifully baked super masala buns, feel like having with some cream cheese dip.

    ReplyDelete
  7. So soft and yummy masala bun
    Great-secret-of-life.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  8. Looks very soft n yummy..Love this Savory buns!

    ReplyDelete
  9. Nice buns!! Thanks for the step by step presentation.

    ReplyDelete
  10. Superb texture and I love those clicks..

    ReplyDelete
  11. wow.. love the buns... i almost admire all your savory version of baking... love it very much... bookmarked it... as always excel photography...
    Today's Recipe: Kathirikai/Egg plant Sambhar
    VIRUNTHU UNNA VAANGA

    ReplyDelete
  12. My My ...feel like grabbing them off the screen. Super yummy Sangee...amazing pictures and it makes my tummy grumble and howl. Don't do that to me please!!!!

    ReplyDelete
  13. Super tempting clicks...Going to try this right away...

    ReplyDelete
  14. Wow bookmarked this is delicious. My kids will love this. Thanks for linking it dear.

    ReplyDelete
  15. Wonderfully prepared..Awesome clicks!Thanks for the recipe...one more addition to my list.

    ReplyDelete
  16. wonderful buns ... may be my kids will love this ... will try this soon !!!

    ReplyDelete
  17. Delicious buns, looks inviting,wonderful clicks.

    ReplyDelete
  18. used to eat masala buns as a kid...you rekindled the memories!

    ReplyDelete
  19. Hi Sangeetha, Thanks for trying them out, great to hear that you all loved it :)) Makes me happy!!
    Cheers!

    ReplyDelete

Thanks for Stopping by and leaving your lovely thoughts...Your few words means a lot to me.Hope you will Visit again!
Please note that any comments with separate links to any external websites or blog events or advertisements may not be published. Thanks for understanding the same.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...