How to make Chicken Steamed Buns -

These buns are stuffed with a delicious chicken mixture and steamed.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Refined flour (maida) (मैदा)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chicken Steamed Buns

Chicken Steamed Buns Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chicken Steamed Buns Recipe

  • Boneless chicken finely chopped 1 cup

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 cups + for dusting

  • Dry yeast 1½ teaspoons

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 1 tablespoon + for greasing

  • Garlic minced 1 tablespoon

  • Spring onions with greens finely chopped 2

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2

  • Soy sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Heat sufficient water in a steamer. Line a perforated steamer plate with butter paper.

Step 2

Take yeast in a bowl. Add ½ teaspoon castor sugar and 1 cup warm water, mix well and set aside for 5 minutes or till frothy.

Step 3

Take flour in a bowl. Add salt, activated yeast and ½ cup warm water, mix and knead into a soft dough. Wrap in a wet muslin cloth and set aside to prove for 15 minutes.

Step 4

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick wok. Add garlic and sauté for a minute. Add spring onion with greens and sauté for a minute. Add green chillies, mix and sauté.

Step 5

Add chicken, mix and cook on high heat. Add salt, soy sauce, mix well and cook on low heat for 2-3 minutes.

Step 6

Add chopped coriander and remaining castor sugar, mix well and cook on low heat for 2 minutes.

Step 7

Take cornflour in a bowl. Add 2 tablespoons water, mix well into a smooth slurry and add to the wok. Mix well and cook for a minute. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.

Step 8

Dust the worktop with some flour, place the dough on it and knock it. Divide the dough into equal portions and shape them into medium size balls.

Step 9

Flatten the balls place a portion of cooked chicken mixture in the centre, bring the edges together and pinch to seal. Shape them into buns.

Step 10

Place the buns on the steamer plate, cover with a wet muslin cloth and set aside to prove for 15 minutes.

Step 11

Place the steamer plate in the steamer and steam for 15-20 minutes.

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