Sweet Pao Buns Easy Recipe

Cuisine: Baking

Serves: 2-3 pax

Ingredients:

  • Maida (Refined Flour) 200 grams
  • Milk 150 ml
  • Yeast 2 teaspoon
  • Milk powder 1 tablespoon
  • Salt 1 teaspoon
  • Sugar 1 tablespoon
  • Melted Butter 25 grams

Method:

  1. Warm the milk in a pan and then add Yeast and Sugar into it and leave for 10 min to active the yeast.
  2. Take a Big Bowl and add Maida, salt and milk powder into it.
  3. Make a well inside the Maida then add the milk and yeast mixture into it.
  4. Start mixing, after adding the melted butter, the dough might get sticky but keep mixing it don’t add flour.
  5. Then kneed the dough for 15 min non stop, to make it smooth.
  6. Keep the dough for fermentation covering with clean foil for at-least 1 hour.
  7. After one hour when the dough is double the size punch down again to release the air then make small balls of the dough.
  8. Keep them in a dish, milk wash them and add some sesame seeds on it. Leave for second fermentation to happen.
  9. After the second fermentation for 40-45 min, Pre-heat the oven for 200°C for 15 min.
  10. Bake the buns for 25 min at 220°C
  11. Check them by pressing the buns, the fully cooked buns comes back to its shape after pressing.
  12. Serve hot with butter or Jam.

Chef Tips:

  • Quantity is crucial in baking so use measuring spoons or weight machine.
  • Kneading of dough is important that will make it soft and smooth.
  • Fermentation is also important so have patience and leave the dough for an hour at-least.
  • The mould in which you are planning to bake grease it with oil before adding the dough balls.
  • The weight of each ball of dough have to me 20-25 grams not more then that.
  • Bake till it get colour what is required because every oven acts differently. Keep checking in between the baking.
  • Keep in the refrigerator in an airtight container or clean wrap it before keeping.

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Mixing of dough with Milk and yeast (Step 4) 👆
After the dough is fully kneaded for 15min (Step 5) 👆
Keeping of Dough (Step 6) 👆
After one hour of Fermentation (Step 7) 👆
Make rounds of the dough (Step 8) 👆
After Second Fermentation (Step 9) 👆
After baking (Step 11) 👆
Final Presentation (Step 12) 👆

Tutti-Futti Tea Time Cake Easy Recipe

Cuisine: Continental Baking

Serves: 2-3pax

INGREDIENTS:

  • Maida (Refined Flour) 125 gms
  • Sugar Powder 100 gms
  • Butter 100 gms
  • Baking Soda 1 tsp
  • Baking Powder 1 tsp
  • Oil for brushing
  • Tuti-Futti 70 gms
  • Yellow Colour pinch
  • Vanilla Essence 1 tsp
  • Milk 100 ml
  • Eggs 3 (Optional) Read Chef Tips for more information

METHOD:

  1. Preheat the oven for 20 min at 160-170°C
  2. Take a bowl and mix soft butter with sugar powder
  3. Then add 3 eggs, vanilla essence in it and start beating with the electric beater (For Eggless Don’t do this step)
  4. Beat till we get peak consistency
  5. Then add Flour in the mixture with baking powder and baking soda
  6. Keep mixing with the whisk, beater not required, add yellow colour at this point
  7. Beat till the mixture become smooth
  8. Brush the baking pan with oil and pour the mixture into it
  9. Add Tutti-Futti into the mixture before baking dusting Maida on it
  10. Bake for 20 min for some delicious tea time cake

CHEF TIPS:

  • The butter must be kept out of refrigerator before to be used for baking to make it soft
  • If you want to make egg less cake then minus the eggs add increase baking powder and baking soda 3 tsp in total and while mixing the mixture use warm water and milk
  • The mixture must be of ribbon consistency and smooth like a ribbon
  • Use measuring spoons or cups for perfect results
  • While baking for checking use toothpick to prick the cake
  • Keep it in an airtight container.

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Eggless Dry Fruits Cookies Easy Recipe

Cuisine: Baking

Serves: 2-3 pax

Preparation Time : 10 min

Baking Time : 20 min

Final Presentation after Baking

Ingredients:

  • Maida or Aataa (Flour) 200 grams or 1 bowl
  • Ghee or Dalda 100 grams or 1/2 bowl
  • Sugar powder 100 grams or 1/2 bowl
  • Pinch of salt
  • Vanilla Essence 1 teaspoon
  • Baking Powder 1/2 tablespoon
  • Dry Fruits for garnish
  • Milk 4-5 tablespoon

Method:

  1. Per Heat the Oven or OTG at 180°C for 15 minutes
  2. Take a mixing bowl and add Flour, Sugar, salt and Baking Powder
  3. Then add ghee and vanilla essence together
  4. Start kneading it, then add milk to make it soft, knead like a dough
  5. Then take the baking tray and make rounds of the dough and keep on the tray with some distance
  6. Put dry fruits on top of them
  7. Then put it inside the Oven at 180°C for 20 minutes
  8. After they get the colour, take them out and let them cool
  9. After cooling serve and keep it inside an airtight container

Chef Tips:

  • First time bakers must follow the exact recipe to get best results
  • If you have Microwave at home bake it in the Convection Mode at same temperature but time can be less
  • For making Jeera and Ajwain cookies you can add them on top and reduce the sugar

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Dough must look like this soft and non sticky
Make small rounds of the dough and place it on the baking tray with dry fruits
Baking process going on
Ready to serve

Thin Crust Corn, Olive, Cheese Pizza

Cuisine: Continental Cuisine

Serves : 2-3 pax

Thin Crust Pizza

Ingredients:

  • Maida 200 GMs
  • Salt to Taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Oregano, Basil, mixed herbs 1-2 teaspoons
  • Sugar Pinch of
  • Tomato 250 GMs
  • Garlic 2-3 cloves
  • Corn 100 GMs
  • Olives 50 GMs
  • Cheese 200 GMs (Mozzarella + Processed Cheese)
  • Tomato Ketchup 3-4 tablespoon
  • Milk 50 ml

Method:

1. Making of Pizza Base
  • Take Maida in a mixing bowl, add salt, sugar and dry mix it
  • Add 50 ml of Luke warm milk into the maida
  • Then make a dough (add water if needed)
  • Dough have to be soft and then add oil on it to make it smooth
  • Keep aside for 15-20 min before rolling
2. Making of Pizza Sauce
  • Take the tomatoes and then blanch* it
  • De skin and de seed them then fine chop them
  • Take a pan, add chopped garlic then all the herbs, then the chopped tomato, cook for sometime
  • Then add tomato ketchup into it
  • Your Tomato Sauce is ready
3. Baking the Pizza
  • Take the dough and roll it with the help of rolling pin of the size of pizza you need
  • Then add the sauce on it, then the grated cheese on it, then add corn and olives
  • Per heat the Oven or OTG at 160° C for 15 min then bake the pizza at the same temperature for 10-12 min
  • When you see the cheese got a golden colour take it out and serve hot with herbs as garnish

Chef Tips:

  • While making the pizza dough make sure it’s soft and well kneaded
  • *Blanching is a process where you cook the tomatoes to 80-85% then take it out of hot water
  • When you are putting the sauce and cheese on pizza dough make sure it’s kept of the baking tray, you can’t life a raw dough and the put it on the baking tray
  • You can add onion, mushrooms, capsicum and other veggies too on the pizza
  • If you want to make a no maida dough make it with normal flour with the same recipe

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