Pizza Buns

Total Time:
1 hour 55 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Bread Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Take a look at more Bread Recipes. You may also want to try British Cheese and Onion Bread, Fiesta Cheese Bread, Gakhar (Baked Parathas), Cheese and Spinach Quesadillas

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  • For the dough:
  • all - purpose flour - 1.5 cups
  • Milk - 1/2 cup
  • Olive oil - 1/8 cup
  • Salt - 1 tsp
  • Sugar - 1.5 tsp
  • Active dry yeast - 1 tbsp
  • For filling:
  • Capsicum (chopped) - 1
  • Onion - 1
  • Tomato (optional) - 1
  • Grated mozzarella cheese - 1/2 cup
  • Pizza sauce or any tomato based sauce - 2 tsp
  • Italian herb of choice - 1 tsp
  • Red chilli flakes - 1 tsp
  • Salt - 2 pinches
  • Oil - 2 tsp

How to Make Pizza Buns

  • Heat milk until lukewarm. Dissolve sugar and yeast. Let it rest for 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes the mixture would be frothy.
  • Meanwhile, take flour in a large bowl and make a dent in the middle.
  • Add salt, oil and the yeast mixture in the dent and make a smooth pliable dough.
  • If sticky, sprinkle a little more flour. If too dry, sprinkle some water. The dough should be smooth and pliable.
  • Let it rest for 1 hour. Wrap the bowl with cling wrap. After an hour the dough should have risen.
  • Punch it down and knead to make it smooth.
  • Make equal sized balls and arrange in a greased baking tray.
  • For filling:
  • Heat a pan with oil and fry capsicums, tomatoes and onions for just a minute.
  • Cool down and add sauce, cheese, Italian seasoning, salt and chilli flakes. Mix well.
  • Flatten the prepared dough balls and keep a small lemon sized ball of the filling.
  • Pinch the edges towards centre to cover the filling as shown in the picture.
  • Arrange it in the baking tray with the sealed side down.
  • Make sure you have sealed properly, otherwise, the cheese will ooze out.
  • Pre heat the oven to 190 degree C and till then brush the buns with milk little. Bake it for 18-20 minutes or until the buns start becoming golden brown on the top. Brush generously with butter after done.
  • Serve hot with tomato ketchup or chilly sauce.
  • Recipe courtesy: Rak's Kitchen