Khara Bun Recipe | HungryForever

khara-bun-recipeKhara Bun came out delicious. This you will get it in a Bakery especially in South India.This is a very popular evening snack.Of all the age old traditional bakeries, Iyengar bakery is my absolute favourite. Khara buns are spicy savoury buns full of Indian flavours – Curry leaves, Coriander, Cumin , Red chillies and lots more. I wish i could get my hands on the traditional recipe. But well, for now we shall be happy with this successful experiment.

Serves : 6

Prep&Cook Time : 2 hours 45 mins.

  1. 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  2. 1/2 tbsp yeast
  3. 1 tsp salt
  4. 1 1/2 tsp sugar
  5. 1/4 cup milk
  6. 1/2 cup water
  7. 4 tbsp butter, melted
  8. 1 onion, finely chopped
  9. 4 green chilies, finely chopped
  10. 1/3 cup coriander leaves, chopped
  11. 1 tsp cumin seeds
  12. 1 tsp oil
  1. Preheat your oven to 200C.
  2. Sauté the cumin seeds, onions and green chilies in the oil until the onions soften.
  3. Add the salt and mix well.
  4. Once the onions soften, take the mixture of the stove and stir in the coriander leaves
  5. Mix the one cup of the flour, salt, sugar and yeast together.
  6. Warm the milk and water together.
  7. Pour the mixed milk and water into the flour and mix gently.
  8. Add the remaining flour and knead with your hands for five minutes.
  9. Pour in the melted butter and knead until the dough becomes soft.
  10. Cover a surface with flour and place the dough on it.
  11. Knead the onion, green chilies and coriander into the dough.
  12. Put the dough into a greased bowl and keep it in a warm place for an hour.
  13. Knead the dough for five minutes.
  14. Divide it into balls and shape into buns.
  15. Lay them out onto a lined baking tray and let them sit for thirty minutes.
  16. Brush the buns with milk.
  17. Reduce the oven temperature to 180C and bake the buns for twenty minutes.
  18. Remove the buns and brush them with melted butter.
  19. Allow them to cool slightly and enjoy!

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