How to make Burger Buns -

Make the buns at home the next time you want to serve burgers to your loved ones

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Refined flour, Fresh yeast (ताज़ी यीस्ट/ ख़मीर )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Breads

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Burger Buns

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 1-1.30 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Burger Buns Recipe

  • Refined flour 4 cups

  • Fresh yeast 4 teaspoons

  • Castor sugar 4 teaspoons

  • Salt 1 teaspoon

  • Milk powder 4 teaspoons

  • Milk 2/3 cup

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Oil to grease

  • Milk wash as required

  • White sesame seeds to sprinkle

  • Black sesame seeds to sprinkle

  • Melted butter to apply


Step 1

Take yeast in a bowl, add ½ tsp castor sugar, 1 tbsp warm water, mix well and set aside for 15 minutes to activate

Step 2

Sift refined flour in a planetary mixer bowl, add salt, milk powder and remaining castor sugar and mix well.

Step 3

Make a well in the centre, add the yeast mixture and milk. Attach the bowl to the main body of the mixer and mix at slow speed. Add a little water and process into soft dough.

Step 4

Add butter and process again till well incorporated to make a smooth dough.

Step 5

Sprinkle flour on worktop and knead the dough well. Shape it into a smooth round ball. Grease a bowl with oil and transfer the dough into it. Cover with a moist muslin cloth and set aside to prove for 20-25 minutes.

Step 6

Take a rectangular sheet of aluminium foil, fold into 3 big folds, and make 4 smaller folds, fold the remaining side. Make a thin strip. Wrap the aluminium strip around a cookie cutter to shape into ring and fix the 2 ends with pins to form a ring. Separate it from the cookie cutter. Make 2 more rings similarly.

Step 7

Spray a little oil on the worktop, place the dough on it and knockback. Divide the dough into 3 equal portions of 140 grams each. Shape each portion into a ball.

Step 8

Spray a little oil on a baking tray with oil, place the aluminium rings on it and place the dough balls into each of the rings. Cover with a moist muslin cloth and set aside to prove for 10-15 minutes.

Step 9

Preheat the oven to 180˚C.

Step 10

Brush milk wash on the buns and sprinkle black and white sesame seeds on top.

Step 11

Keep the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes.

Step 12

Bring the tray out of the oven, remove the aluminium foil rings and place the buns on a serving platter. Apply butter on top of buns. Use when required.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.