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100% Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls Recipe

100% Whole Wheat Dinner Rolls Recipe with step by step pictures. A Dinner roll is a small individual loaf of bread that is usually round or oblong in shape and served as a meal accompaniment (eaten plain or with butter). Rolls can be served and eaten whole or cut and filled.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Resting Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 45 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 8 servings


  • Whole Wheat Flour / Atta - 3 cups
  • Milk - around 2 to 2.5 cups
  • Salt - to taste
  • Sugar - 1 tblspn
  • Olive Oil - 2 tblspn
  • Dry Yeast - 2 tsp


  • Take ½ cup of wheat flour and 1 cup of milk in a sauce pan, mix well and cook this till it gets thick and like a sticky mix. Now take it off the heat and set aside to cool down.
  • Now take yeast and little sugar in a bowl, Pour over little warm water and mix well. Set aside for 5 mins so it activates and get bubbly.
  • Now take wheat flour, salt, sugar in a bowl and mix well. Make a well in the center, add in the sticky wheat flour mix, yeast mix and extra milk and make it into a little sticky dough.
  • Now add in oil and knead it for 5 to 6 mins till it gets soft and sticky. Now cover it with plastic wrap and let it rest for 1 to 2 hours. Now sprinkle some extra flour and knead it well.
  • Now divide it into equal balls and smooth it out. Arrange it in a greased baking pan leaving little space between each one. Cover it with plastic wrap and let it rise for 30 to 45 mins.
  • In the last 10 mins, Preheat oven to 200 degree C.
  • Now brush some oil on top of the rolls and pop this in oven and bake for 15 to 20 mins.
  • Remove it and brush the top with some olive oil or butter.
  • Serve warm.
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