Rose Buns | How to make Rose Buns

By Sushama Samanta  |  11th Nov 2018  |  
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  • Prep Time


    3 /4Hours
  • Cook Time


  • Serves





About Rose Buns Recipe

Attractive and delicious which is suitable for any kind of party.

Rose Buns

Ingredients to make Rose Buns

  • **ingrdients for buns**
  • Plain flour - 4 cups
  • Instant yeast - 1 tbsp
  • oil - 4 tbsp
  • egg - 1
  • salt - as needed
  • Caster sugar - 2 tsp
  • Baking Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Warm milk - as needed (approx 1 & 1/2 cup)
  • **ingredients for filling**
  • chicken mince - 500gm
  • onion - 1 (finely chopped)
  • Chopped garlic - 1 tbsp
  • Chopped green chilli - 1 tsp
  • carrot (thinly sliced) - 1/4 cup (optional)
  • zucchini (thinly sliced) - 1/4 cup (optional)
  • Red chili powder - 1/2 tsp
  • cumin powder - 1 tsp
  • salt - as needed
  • turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • spring onions (chopped) - little bit (optional)
  • Boiled potato - 1 (small)
  • oil - 2 tbsp
  • **ingredients for toppings**
  • egg - 1 (for glazing)
  • Milk - 1 tsp
  • Melted butter - 2 tbsp
  • sesame seeds or poppy seeds - 1 tbsp (optional)

How to make Rose Buns

  1. **Making the bun dough**
  2. Place the flour, salt, sugar, baking powder and yeast in a bowl and mix together.
  3. Add oil and an egg and mix well.
  4. Knead to a medium soft dough with warm milk.
  5. Brush the inside of a bowl with melted butter or oil.
  6. Place the dough inside the bowl Close the lid or cover slightly with a damp cloth in a warm place for 1-2 hours to ferment. **in cold weather time will might take bit long.**
  7. **making the filling**
  8. Put the chicken mince into a heat proof bowl and place the bowl in the microwave for 3 minutes on high speed.
  9. Flip over the chicken and again on high speed place the bowl for 3 minutes.
  10. Chicken should be cooked by that time. **depending on microwave if it's not cooked, place for bit long time.**
  11. Add 2 tbsp oil into a frying pan and place on medium heat.
  12. Add onion, garlic and green chilli and saute for a minute.
  13. Add carrots and stir fried.
  14. Add zucchini and stir fried.
  15. Add cumin powder, red chilli powder, Salt and turmeric powder and saute for 1-2 minutes.
  16. Then add chicken mince and mix well and cook for another minute.
  17. Add mashed boiled potato and mix well.
  18. Add spring onions and put the flame off.
  19. **making the rose shape**
  20. Meantime dough should be double in size.
  21. Slightly knead the dough once and divide the dough into 18-20 sections and shape them into balls.
  22. Roll out each ball to about 4" diameter and brush a bit of melted butter.
  23. Make four diagonal slits, leaving the centre intact.
  24. Add the filling in the centre.
  25. Take one of the sections and cover the side of the filling with it.
  26. Take the opposite side's section and cover the other side of the filling with it.
  27. Repeat with the two last sections and pinch the dough on the side to seal it.
  28. Preheat the oven to 180 degree celsius temperature.
  29. Place a baking paper onto the baking tray.
  30. When you making the other buns, put the finished buns into the tray and cover with a tea towel.
  31. Break an egg and separate. Lightly whisk the egg yolk with a tsp of milk.
  32. Gently brush the rose buns with egg yolk and sprinkle with sesame seeds or poppy seeds and put some grated cheese on top.
  33. Bake for 15-20 minutes or till tops are golden.
  34. Remove from oven and brush with melted butter.
  35. Keep them covered until time of serving, so they stay soft.

My Tip:

You can make chicken filling in different style of your choice.

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