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Buttery Milk Dinner Rolls

Dinner Roll Recipe. If making your own bread intimidates you, fear not! This recipe for homemade dinner rolls or buttery milk rolls is super easy and very straight forward.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 rolls
Calories: 111kcal
Author: Aarthi


  • All Purpose Flour / Maida - 3 cups
  • Egg - 1
  • Warm Milk - 1 cup
  • Soft Butter - 3 to 4 tblsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Dry Yeast - 2 tsp
  • Sugar - 2 to 3 tblsp


  • Take yeast in a bowl, add 1 tsp sugar and warm milk and set aside for 5 mins for the yeast to activate.
  • Now in a large mixing bowl, add flour, salt, and mix well.
  • Now take the yeast mix and add in more sugar, egg and mix well.
  • Now add yeast mix into the flour and mix well using a fork.
  • Add in soft butter and knead well for 10 mins.
  • Now the dough should be very smooth and soft.
  • Place the dough back into the bowl, cover it and leave to rise till it is doubled in size. It will take around 2 hours.
  • Now divide the dough and shape it as you like. Check images for reference.
  • Now place it back in the baking tray and leave aside for 1 hour to rise.
  • Meanwhile preheat oven to 190 degree c for 10 mins.
  • Now take the tray, brush top with egg wash (which is just egg beaten with some milk)
  • Now pop this oven and bake for 12 to 15 mins.
  • once baked remove and brush top with butter.
  • Serve warm.


1)The main step in making perfect rolls is activation of the yeast. Refer the post intro for all the steps.
2)Knead the dough really well for soft rolls.
3)Leave the dough to rise well for soft rolls.
4)Don't over bake the rolls else it will turn hard.
5)These rolls can be stored room temperature in a air tight container for 2 days.
6)Store in fridge for a week.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 111kcal | Carbohydrates: 9.3g | Protein: 2.9g | Fat: 7.4g | Saturated Fat: 4.4g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 58mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 8.2g
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