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How to Make Soft Buns Without Oven (on a frying pan)

Recipe Slightly Adapted From Here. Super easy buns made in a frying pan. It is super soft and fluffy like a cloud. You can make any filling and stuff the buns with that.
4.59 from 12 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Brunch
Cuisine Indian
Servings 12 buns


  • All Purpose Flour / Maida - 3 cups
  • Warm Milk - ½ cup
  • Dry Yeast - 1.5 tsp
  • Water as needed
  • Sugar - 2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Olive Oil - 2 tblsp + 1 tblsp
  • Water - ¼ cup
  • Hard Boiled Eggs Salt & Pepper as needed (optional)


  • Take warm milk, water in a pan, add sugar and yeast and let it sit for 5 mins to bloom.
  • Now add in oil, flour and salt and knead to a soft dough.
  • Now cover the dough and let it rise for 1 hour.
  • Punch out the air and divide it into equal portions.
  • Now take a dough and shape it into rounds.
  • Set aside in a plate and let it rise for 30 mins.
  • Heat 1 tblsp oil and ¼ cup water and boil it, place the rised ball in the pan, cover and cook on a low heat for 10 mins.
  • Flip over and cover it again and cook for another 5 to 8 mins.
  • Remove it and serve.
  • You can stuff the bread with boiled egg, season with salt and pepper and make it the same way too.
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