Pav buns | How to make Pav buns

By Rita Arora  |  23rd Apr 2016  |  
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About Pav buns Recipe

So soft and spongy buns.

Pav buns is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Pav buns is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Pav buns by Rita Arora will help you to prepare the perfect Pav buns in your kitchen at home. Pav buns needs 40 minutes for the preparation and 15 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Pav buns. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Pav buns. In case you have any questions on how to make the Pav buns you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Rita Arora. Pav buns will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Pav buns

Ingredients to make Pav buns

  • maida 2 cups
  • Milk 3/4 cup + 1 and 1/2 tbsp
  • salt 1 tsp
  • butter 4 tsp
  • Milk powder 1 and 1/2 tbsp
  • Dry yeast 1 tsp
  • sugar 1 tbsp
  • Milk and butter for brushing
  • maida for dusting
  • oil for greasing

How to make Pav buns

  1. Warm milk and add the sugar, yeast. Mix well and keep aside for 10 mins. Add maida, salt and milk powder, mix it well and make a well. After 10 mins, the yeast mixture should look frothy (if it does not, then throw and restart or get another brand of yeast). Add this mix to the well and make a dough. It would be like a sticky paste.
  2. Now add the butter to the sticky paste and start kneading. After 15 mins of kneading, transfer this dough to a big bowl, cover and keep aside for 45 mins to 1 hour. It will double in volume after 1 hour, take some maida dust your hands and punch down the dough. Take out and knead for one min, if it sticks too much, sprinkle some maida. Don't add too much maida otherwise the pav would not be soft.
  3. Now divide this dough to 16 portions, about 30-31 grams each. Keep one portion in your pan and with other hand roll this in a circular motion to make a round shape. Take a 8"square cake tin and grease it with oil to place the shaped dough. Keep the dough portions very close while touching each other. Otherwise they won't rise up, but rise sideways and become flat. Now cover the tin with a damp cloth and keep aside for another 40-45 mins.
  4. Preheat your oven to 200 C for 10 mins. Carefully remove the damp cloth after 30 mins, so that they don't stick to the cloth. After 45 mins, brush the pav gently with milk. Gently place the cake tin in the oven and bake for 15 mins at 200 C.
  5. Brush the top part with butter.

Reviews for Pav buns (2)

garima jain3 years ago

milk has to be lukewarm or hot...

Shoba Bharathraj3 years ago


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