Soft buns with spicy chicken and mushroom filling
By shanobiju Bread & Bun
March 28, 2016
These buns are very soft buns, spicy and flavoursome. The filling is mushroom and pepper chicken.
The recipe is very simple and easy to follow.
- Prep: 1 hr 30 mins
- Cook: 20 mins
Ingrdients for the filling
Direction for the dough
1In a bowl mix sugar, salt , yeast and oil well. Add warm water and knead for 10-12 minutes until the dough is elastic and shiny . Transfer the dough into a well oiled bowl , cover it with cling film and wait for the first rise . Let it become double in size . Deflate the dough and knead it gently . Divide the dough in to equal sized balls . Stuff each one with filling and keep it for the second rise . Pre heat the oven at 200°c . Cover the dough with aluminum foil and bake for 12-15 minutes . Remove the aluminum foi l. Egg wash the buns and bake for 3-4 minutes . Transfer the buns to a wire rack and apply butter liberally .
Direction for the filling
1Heat a pan and pour oil . Lightly fry the chopped green chilli , ginger,onion and garlic . Add mushrooms and let it cook for a minute or two . Now add cooked chicken and stir well. Do not add water. Reduce the flame . Cook for 3-4 minutes and turn off the flame . Let it cool .
Add extra 1/4 cup of water if the dough is too stiff while kneading
The yeast was directly added .
The filling should be dry mix.
I used minced chicken and mushroom for the filling.
Egg masala or paneer filling can be tried
For even sized buns each piece of the dough weighs 50 gms.
For smaller sized buns 40gms of dough is sufficient.