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Basundi using Coconut Sugar

Homemade Basundi/Rich sweetened with Coconut sugar , flavoured with cardamom and nutmeg and garnished with dryfruits. INGREDIENTS: Organic Milk 2 cups Coconut Sugar 1 cup Cardamom powder 1-2 tsp Nutmeg a pinch Sliced almonds for garnishing  INSTRUCTION: 1.Boil organic milk for a good 45 minutes to make it thick and collect the cream . 2. Add coconut sugar, cardomom powder and nutmeg powder  3.Garnish with sliced almonds..Tastes delicious when chilled.

Baked Masala Bun Recipe

 

Baked Masala bun/pav/smashed potato filling stuffed Bun.

They are one of the authentic and most loved bakery items in India.



INGREDIENTS: 

For the dough :

Activated yeast 2 tsp

Milk 1/4 cup

Sugar 1 tbsp

Wheat flour 11/2 cups

All purpose flour 11/2 cups

Salt 1/2 tsp

Milk 1/2 cup

Water to knead


For the stuffing :

Oil 1 tbsp

Jeera 1 tsp

Hing 1 tsp

Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

Onion chopped 1

Potatoes boiled 5-6

Salt to taste

Sugar 1/2 tsp

Garam Masala 1 tsp


Recipe

*Activating Yeast:

In a bowl, mix 2 tsp activated yeast and milk and 1 tbsp Sugar.

Keep it aside for 20 minutes.

*Potato filling:

In a pan Heat oil, add jeera, asfoetida, turmeric powder chopped onions saute well.

Add boiled smashed potatoes , salt, sugar , garam masala.Stir well.

Cook covered for 2 minutes..Keep aside.

*Making the dough:

Sieve 11/2 cup of wheat flour, 11/2 cup of all purpose flour, add salt, 1/2cup milk and water.

Knead a soft dough.Keep kneading for 15 minutes.

Keep it in a big bowl aside for 45 minutes to let it rise.

Once it has risen, punch the flour and place it on a dusted surface .Start kneading for another 3 to 4 minutes.

Cut them into equal portions ,make balls and flatten them.

Add potato stuffing ,cover and make a closed ball and place them on a baking dish with some distance in between(I used a cake pan).

Cover with a damp cloth and keep aside for 45 minutes.

*Baking

Preheat the oven  at 400 degree Fahrenheit.

 Apply milk to the risen dough balls.

You can sprinkle chilli flakes on top .

Bake for 25 to 30 minutes till they get nice brown colour on top.

Once done Brush them with melted butter on top.

Masala Bun is ready to serve.


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