Non-veg masala bun

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Masala bun with flavoursome chicken filling is an interesting dish to try for iftar. Check out the pretty simple recipe for masala bun.

1 ½ cups all-purpose flour or wheat flour
½ tsp salt
½ cup water
½ tsp yeast
1 tsp sugar
2 tsp ghee
For the chicken filling
2 onions (finely chopped)
5 -6 green chillies
2 tbsp ginger
3 -4 garlic cloves
1 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder
½ tsp turmeric powder
½ tsp garam masala
Salt to taste
2 tsp coriander powder
1-2 tsp
300 gms boneless chicken
Water as required

Cook the chicken by adding chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, salt and some water
Meanwhile, heat oil in a pan
Sauté onions, ginger, garlic and green chillies
Into it add the cooked chicken pieces
Mix and sauté well
Add coriander leaves too
Mix well and turn off the flame
Allow this mixture to cool down
Take the all-purpose flour/wheat flour and salt in a bowl
Mix using a spoon
Make a small hole in the middle and add lukewarm water, yeast and sugar
First, mix these using a spoon; then mix well using hands
Add ghee and mix into a soft dough
Keep the dough aside for at least 2 hours
After two hours, mix the dough again to make it softer
Make small balls from the dough
Flatten the balls by pressing them between your palms
Place a spoon full of chicken masala in the centre of these sheets
Now, roll them into balls
Set them aside for at least half an hour
The buns would rise now
Rub some oil in a frying pan
Place the buns in it
Wrap the lid using a cloth before closing the pan with it
Cook for 10 minutes on low flame
After 10 minutes, flip the buns and cook for 5 more minutes
Make sure that both sides of the buns are nicely done and crispy too
Delicious masala buns are ready.
Note – Instead of chicken, a tasty filling could be made with fish, beef, cheese or chocolate too.

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