Nov 27, 2014

100% Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls Recipe

In my success with broiche buns, i wanted to try a whole wheat one. So few weeks back i made a whole wheat one and it turned out good. I used this to make beetroot tofu burger

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These buns were so soft plus sturdy enough to hold any filling in them..

Hope you will like them and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 15 mins
Resting Time : 2 hours
Baking Time : 25 mins
Makes : 6 to 8 buns


Whole Wheat Flour / Atta - 2 cup

Dry Yeast - 1.5 tsp
Warm Milk - 3/4 cup
Warm Water - 1/4 cup + as needed
Honey / Sugar - 1 tblspn
Egg - 1
Salt to taste
Olive Oil - 1 tblspn
Egg - 1 for egg washing
Sesame Seeds as needed


Take milk, water, honey, yeast in a bowl. Let it sit for 5 mins till the yeast is activated. Now add in olive oil and mix well.

Take wheat flour, salt in a bowl and mix well.

Pour the yeast mix, one egg  in this and mix well. Knead it to a soft dough.

Cover with a plastic wrap and let it rest for 1 to 1.30 hours.

Preheat the oven for 200 Degree C.

Knock the air out and knead it well. Divide it into equal portion. Shape it into balls, cover it let it rest for 45 mins.

Brush the top with beaten egg, sprinkle some sesame seeds over it. 

Bake for 20 mins till the top is golden.

Remove and let it cool for few mins. Remove and serve.

Take all your ingredients

Take warm milk in a bowl

Add in some warm water

add in honey

sprinkle over your yeast

Let it sit for 5 mins till it foam up and activates

Now it looks little foamy

drizzle in olive oil

now the wet mix is done

Take wheat flour in a bowl

Add in salt

mix well and make a well in the center

pour the wet mix in

along with a egg

knead this to form a soft dough

dough done..

cover with plastic wrap and it let it rest in a warm place

now it is more than double in size

punch out the air

flatten it

cut into equal portions

take a portion

shape it into a ball

arrange it in a foil lined or slicon sheet 

cover it again and let it rest

now it has beautifully risen

brush the top with egg

sprinkle sesame seeds all over it and bake

beautifully baked

serve warm


  1. Awesome and delicious looking bread rolls. I could almost touch them.

  2. Wow aarthi. ..
    what's the oven u use ?

  3. @DeepiCheck this

  4. Priya
    Looks so delicious..... what s the alternative for dry yeast to make these beautiful buns....

  5. Priya....

    Hi Aarthi...
    Beautiful receipe.... can't wait to try it home.... what s the alternative for dry yeast?

  6. @Breeze PThere is no sub for dry yeast in buns, You have to use it for softness and the buns would rise using that alone.

  7. Please sis let me know dat...microwave or electric oven is better for cakes buns and dinner rolls...i meant for the perfect colors

  8. @Arooshiya MafasI have a OTG oven and i found it is best

  9. What is other option if i dont want to use egg..

  10. In place of egg what is other option

  11. @purvaAdd in couple tblspn of curd / yogurt

  12. I recently started to follow ur recipes...all r awesome...but please mention ur cup size..means 1 cup is how much gms?

  13. I recently started to follow ur recipes...superb pictorial ...but
    whats ur Cup size? means 1 cup is how much gms?

  14. can u share eggless burn recipe in microwave convection mode???

  15. @Asmita Patelyou can check this link

  16. In microwave hw shud i bake buns lik i hv options :
    Convection +grill
    Micro + convrction
    Grill + micro
    Its Morphy Richards compny new one.
    Also fo cakes pls tell me hw to use.thanku

  17. For cake also same mode??

  18. How much is 2 cups of flour 250 gms is it

  19. Hey arthis Wat is olive oil substitute

  20. Hey arthi Wat is olive oil substitute ?

  21. I don't like yeast
    What can I use instead of yeast??

  22. @Manvitha Kothathere is no sub for yeast in this recipe. yeast is what makes it rise

  23. @Neha Mandhreif you have convection mode in your microwave. you can bake it for the same time

  24. If I need to bake it later, at what stage do I freeze it?

  25. @Anonymousyou can bake it, then freeze it, then you can warm it in microwave or toast them

  26. Can I add stuffing to the dough and then bake ??

  27. Gave it a try.. Came out absolutely awesome... Soft with a lovely crust outside.. I wish I could post a pic here...


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