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Crispy Fried Vegetable Buns Recipe

Delicious crispy chinese style fried buns filled with vegetable filling. This makes a great snack.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Appetizer, Snacks
Cuisine Indo Chinese


  • Oil for deep frying
  • Milk - ½ cup
  • Breadcrumbs - 1 cup or as needed
  • Cheese - as needed optional
  • For Dough:
  • All Purpose Flour / Maida - 2.5 cup
  • Dry Yeast - 1.5 tsp
  • Sugar - 2 tblspn
  • Salt - 1.5 tsp
  • Oil - 3 tblspn
  • Warm Milk - 1 cup
  • Warm Water as needed
  • For Filling:
  • Oil - 1 tblspn
  • Ginger - 1 tblspn finely chopped
  • Garlic - 1 tblspn finely chopped
  • Onions - 1 medium size chopped finely
  • Carrot - 1 finely chopped
  • Beans - 5 chopped finely
  • Capsicum / Bell Peppers - ½ chopped finely
  • Peas - ½ cup i used frozen
  • Tomato Ketchup - ¼ cup
  • Soy Sauce - 2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar - ½ tsp
  • Chilli Powder - 1 tsp
  • Spring Onion or Coriander leaves - 3 tblspn finely chopped


  • Start by making the dough. Take yeast and sugar in a bowl, add little warm milk and mix well. Set aside for 5 mins for the yeast to activate.
  • Now take Flour, salt, 2 tblspn of oil in a large bowl and mix well. Add in the yeast mix in and the rest of the milk. Mix well using a fork. Add little warm water as needed. Knead this to a soft dough. The dough has to be nonsticky. Drizzle in 1 tblspn of oil and knead well.Cover and set aside to rise for 1 hour.
  • While the dough is rising, let's make the filling. Heat oil in a kadai. Add in all the chopped veggies and saute them for 2 mins. Add in chopped ginger and garlic and saute them well.
  • Add in peas and mix well. Cook this till the veggies are cooked.
  • Add in salt, sugar and chilli powder and mix well. Add in ketchup and soy sauce. Toss well. Finally add in spring onion or coriander leaves and mix well. Set aside.
  • When the dough is risen, punch the air out and knead it once more. Add more flour if it is too sticky.
  • Now take the dough out, divide it into equal portions.
  • Take one ball and flatten it, spoon some filling in and seal the edges together.
  • For a variation, you can add some grated cheese over the filling and seal it for a cheesy version.
  • Now dip this in milk and in breadcrumbs.
  • Heat oil for deep frying and drop the buns in oil, Fry till golden, it wont take very long, just a min or so
  • Drain and set aside.
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