Sep 10, 2011

Whole Wheat Buns

Sometimes I feel like going on a diet or try to eat low calories and healthy food...Then the first thing I feel is to eat wheat dishes like wheat bread,rotis or something like that..

If you buy store bought wheat bread I know that they won’t make it completely with wheat..They will add some regular flour or some preservatives in that...So what I do is I make my own buns so that I know what is in that and what I am eating..

This bun is one of that because I made this entirely with wheat flour...And I feel happy eating that because I know that it is healthy for me..

I don’t get chances often to feel like this..

You can fill this bun with anything and eat it like a burger..I made a spicy potato filling and had this..

So here you go..


Wheat Flour-3 cups
Yeast-1 tblspn
Salt to taste
Sugar-1 tblspn
Olive oil-1 tblspn
Warm water as needed
Curd-1/2 cup

For Topping:
Cream or milk-1 tblspn
Sesame seeds-2 tblspn


Add yeast and sugar in warm water and curd and let it sit for 5 min.

In a mixing bowl,take wheat flour and salt and mix well.

Make a well in the center and pour the yeast mixture in this.make a soft dough out of this..

Apply oil over this and cover it with plastic wrap and let it sit for 1 hour.

Now punch the air out of this and knead it for 3 min.Divide the dough in to equal portions and form balls out of it.

Arrange it in a well oiled tray and cover it with a damp cloth.Let this rest for 30 mins till it increase in size.

Now brush this with cream or milk and sprinkle some sesame seeds over this..

Put this in preheated oven (220 °C or 450°F)..Cook for 15 min till light golden colour.

Remove this and let it cool down...

Serve warm..
Take your ingrediants..Sorry i forgot to add curd in this list...

Mix yeast,sugar with warm water and curd...

Mix salt with wheat flour

add the yeast water in this...

make into a soft dough

drizzle some olive oil in this...

cover it with a plastic wrap and let it rest...

Till it doubles in size

Punch the air out and knead to a soft dough

Make small balls out of this and let it rest

Till it doubles in size

Apply some milk over this and sprinkle some sesame seeds

bake it till light golden...

Serve like this or..

Make some burgers out of this...


  1. Made completely with wheat is an awesome n healthy version... too good perfect for breakfast..

  2. Whole wheat flour is my cup of tea.I just find bread and other baking stuff much tastier.Great buns:)

  3. Well done,prefect looking buns..

  4. me too, i will always go for wheat and oats when i just want something light and healthy, good looking buns!

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  7. Popping mine in the oven right at this minute...fingers crossed :D

  8. Lovely aarthi u r so talented ..god bless u for sharing ur talent

  9. Hi aarthi. Tried it today but the breads dint rise at all. Could u help me why? I used dry yeast

  10. @AnonymousIt is because of your yeast. You must have added too hot water and killed the yeast or you have used too cold water so the yeast is not activated.

    Or the yeast may be expired. Always activate your yeast before using it

  11. What's the substitute for yeast???

  12. I am new to baking. If i want to make in a small quantity, for ex 1 cup flour what will be the measurement for rest of the ingredients?

  13. @SantoshJust half the recipe and use 1.5 cup of flour.

  14. Can we do stuffing in this bun like your masala buns.I wanted to do this as it is made of wheat.

  15. Hi Aarthi,
    When i make buns, top of the buns becomes hard & crusty. How can i avoid this?

  16. @AnonymousU have baked it in low temp then..increase the temp and bake it less time..or you can cover the top with wet cloth as soon as the buns cools down..this will make the crust soft.

  17. My oven has a max temp of 200 degrees only...can if I can make this recipe in the oven and how?

  18. @jayasubhabake it at 200 degree for 15 mins or so..dont over bake

  19. Hi Arthi,
    I bought a 40 litter Morphy Richards OTG today. And planing to try this as my first recipe. Kindly advice me ... What elements must be used for this bun and which rack.

  20. @Priyause middle rack and heat both element


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