Stuffed Buns - Chicken or Paneer

Recipe by Jostlori
READY IN: 1hr 40mins
YIELD: 12 buns




  • Dissolve the yeast in warm water with 1/2 tbsp sugar and 1/2 tbsp flour. Leave aside for 10 mts.
  • Boil the milk and cool till it is warm on touch. Add sugar, oil and salt.
  • Mix well with a wooden spoon till the sugar dissolves. Add 1 cup flour and mix to a smooth paste.
  • Add the beaten egg, yeast and mix. Add the remaining flour and mix well till it forms a smooth dough.
  • Knead well for 10 mts. Let it rest till it doubles in volume (approx an hour or two). While its resting prepare the chicken filling.
  • Punch down the dough lightly using your palm and divide the dough equally.
  • Flatten each portion and fill with 1 tbsp of the chicken filling. Re-shape into a smooth ball. Sprinkle the top with sesame seeds.
  • Let it sit/prove for another 20 minutes.
  • Bake them in a pre-heated oven at 200 degrees C for 10-12 mts. When it starts to brown, brush tops with egg white.
  • Heat oil in a heavy bottomed vessel, add the onions and saute for 4 mts. Add ginger garlic paste and saute for 4 mts.
  • Reduce the heat, add the red chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and garam masala powder and mix well.
  • Add the shredded chicken and mix well. Add salt to taste. Cook for 3 mts.
  • Turn off heat and cool. Add coriander leaves and mix.