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Thengai Bun - Coconut Bun Recipe

Thengai Bun - Coconut Bun is a popular Indian Bread
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On :
Tuesday, 4 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Bread Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Preparation Time :
1 hour
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
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Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups - all-purpose flour
  • 1 pack - active Dry yeast
  • 1/4 cup - Milk (warm)
  • 1/4 cup - water (warm)
  • 1/4 tbsp - Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • 1/8 cup - oil
  • For stuffing :
  • 1 cup to 1.5 cups - Coconut (grated)
  • 1 tbsp - mixed nuts
  • 1 tbsp - Raisins
  • 1/2 tsp - Cardamom powder
  • 1 tbsp - Sugar
  • 2 tsp - Ghee
  • How to Make Thengai Bun - Coconut Bun:

    1. Take sieved flour in a wide vessel.
    2. Combine oil, sugar, salt, water and milk. Mix well and then add yeast.
    3. Leave it as is for 10 minutes or till the mixture becomes frothy.
    4. Add this mixture to the flour. Make a smooth dough.
    5. Keep it covered with a damp kitchen towel for about an hour.
    6. By now, you can see the dough doubled in size.
    7. Gently knead the dough. Divide it in to two equal parts. Make two balls.
    8. Dust the work surface with flour.
    9. Take one ball and roll out it in to 1/4 inch thickness using rolling pin. Prick some holes using fork.
    10. Place the coconut and dry fruits mixture on it.
    11. Now, roll out the remaining ball in to same 1/4 inch thick. Prick holes. Place it on the top of the coconut and dry fruits mixtures.
    12. Fold the edges together without any gap.
    13. Place this gently on a lined and greased cookie sheet.
    14. Meanwhile pre-heat oven to 425 F.
    15. Bake for about 15 minutes. Once Bake, take out and immediately apply some butter on the top.
    16. When it is warm cut into pieces.
    17. Serve warm.
    18. Recipe courtesy: Nithu's Kitchen




     

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