I offered to bake some savory buns for him and made these delicious spicy buns and in the process wanted to make it all interesting by twisting it. Since I was packing him, I thought I might as well bake in the travel box. I made individual boxes in the end.
When Peddu saw these buns getting baked, he wanted his share for breakfast. I ended up packing individual boxes for each of them. On the whole, these spicy buns were so good! Hubby dear had this for his dinner while Peddu had this as his brunch the next day!
For the Dough
All purpose flour - 11/2 cup
Gluten 1 tbsp
Salt - 1 tsp
Instant Yeast 1 tsp
Sugar - 1 tsp
Olive oil - 1 tbsp
Butter - 1/4 cup
Red Chili flakes - 2 tsp
Lukewarm Milk / Water - 1/4 cup
For the Masala
Green chilies - 3 to 4
Corianader Leaves handful
Curry leaves few
How to make the Spicy Twisted Bun
For the dough
In a wide bowl, take the flour, gluten, salt, sugar, olive oil and red chili flakes, chopped coriander leaves, curry leaves, and finely chopped green chilies. Mix everything well.
Now add melted butter and mix well. Slowly add lukewarm water as required, start with 1/4 cup and increase as required.
Knead for about 10 to 15 mins or in a food processor.
Transfer to a counter top and knead till you feel the dough bounces back. Cove and let it rise to double. Takes about 45 to 60 mins.
Once the dough becomes double its original size, punch it gently and again knead well. Dust with flour and roll to a circle of 1/2" thickness. Cut into 1/2" strips.
Hold both the ends together and plait it into a rope and enclose the ends, tuck into it below. Place the tucked in ends down in the tray you are baking.
Let it sit aside for another 30 mins.
Pre heat the oven at 200 C. Bake the trays for 25 to 30 mins as requird. Mine was b6y 25 mins. Allow it rest and pack.
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