Pizza Buns

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Pizza Buns:


For dough:

Maida/All purpose flour- 1 1/2 cup

Wheat flour- 1/4 cup

Instant dry active yeast- 1 1/2 tsp

Sugar- 1/2 tsp

Oregano- 2 tbsp

Chilli Flakes- 2 tbsp

Garlic powder- 2 tsp

Sesame seeds/Til- 2 tbsp

Salt as per taste

Warm Water- 1/4 cup (for kneading)

Warm Water- 1/4 cup (for activating yeast)

For the Filling:

Onion (diced) – 1 small

Tomato (diced)- 1 small

Capsicum (diced)- 1 small

Boiled corn kernels- 1 tbsp

Olives- 5-6

Oregano- 2 tsp

Chilli Flakes- 2 tsp

Processed Cheese/Mozzarella (grated) – 1/2 cup

For the garlic butter:

Garlic (finely chopped)- 2 tbsp

Olive Oil or butter (at room temperature)- 1/2 cup

Oregano- 1 tsp

Chilli Flakes- 1 tsp


Pizza Sauce – 2 tbsp


For the dough:

1. In a mixing bowl mix the maida/all purpose flour, wheat flour, garlic powder, chilli flakes, oregano and salt.

2. In lukewarm water add the yeast and sugar and give it a stir. Cover and keep aside for 10 mins. The water should be lukewarm i.e. not too hot now cold. You should be able to put your finger in the water comfortably it should not sting.

3. After 10 mins check the yeast it will be bubbling. If the yeast is not bubbling then throw away an start again as the yeast has died.

4. Add the yeast activated water to the flour mixture as in step 1 and knead a soft dough and keep kneading for 5-10 mins. If the dough is hard add 1-2 tsp lukewarm water gradually. The dough will feel sticky but will be manageable. It should be soft. Knead the dough using your fingertips. Add 2-3 tsp of oil and cover the dough. Keep this dough aside to let it rest for at least an hour in a warm place. Do not disturb the dough at this stage.

5. After an hour the dough will be ready it will have increased in volume. Punch the dough lightly and knead again for 10-15 mins. Knead by adding oil on your palm and knead till it stops sticking.

6. Make 4 rolls out of the dough and keep aside covered with cloth for 10 mins.

For the Garlic Butter:

In a bowl mix the olive oil/butter, garlic, oregano and chilli flakes and keep aside for use.

For Filling:

In a bowl take all the ingredients for filling and mix them.


1. After 10-15 mins check the rolls. It should have risen.

2. On the platform sprinkle some maida/all purpose flour. Take one ball of the dough and using your finger flatten the dough ball from sides and keep expanding make a round shape of about 5”. You can use rolling pin also.

3. Apply the pizza sauce on the inner surface of the bread and add the prepared stuffing in the center.

4. Now take all the edges together and seal it making a ball/Kachori. Similarly make all the other balls

5. Place all the buns close to each other on a butter greased baking tray. Apply garlic butter on the outer surface generously and sprinkle some oregano, chilli flakes and sesame seeds.

6. Bake at 180 degree Celsius for 15-20 mins and serve warm with mayonnaise dip or dip of choice.

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I am a lawyer by profession but cooking has been my passion and hence my journey began as a home cook. I have been working with vegetarian recipes and post my recipes using simple ingredients and easy methods to follow.


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