Cheese Stuffed Chicken Bun
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- 1 Cup = 200ml
For the dough
- All purpose flour – 2 ½ cup
- Milk powder – 4 tbsp
- Yeast – 1 ¾ tsp
- Sugar – 1 tsp
- Egg – 1
- Melted butter – 2 tbsp
- Oil – 3 tbsp
- Warm milk – ½ cup (little more or less to make a smooth and soft dough)
- Salt – 1 ¼ tsp
- In a deep bowl, take all purpose flour, milk powder, yeast, sugar and salt and combine well.
- To this add egg, melted butter and oil and combine. Slowly add warm milk little by little and knead really well to make a smooth and very soft dough (for about 7 – 8 minutes). Keep it aside covered for about 1 – 1 ½ hour.
For the filling and assembling
- Boneless chicken – 250 gram (cut to very small bite size pieces).
- Red chili powder – 2 tsp + ½ tsp
- Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
- Lemon juice – 1 tsp
- Onion – 1 big, diced
- Garlic – 2 cloves, chopped finely and crushed
- Capsicum – 1, diced
- Black pepper powder – ½ tsp
- Tomato paste – 1 tbsp
- Oregano – a pinch
- Coriander leaves – 1 tbsp
- Mozzarella cheese (shredded) – 1 ½ cup
- Egg – 1 (for brushing on top)
- Oil – 4 tbsp
- Butter – 2 tbsp
- Salt – to taste
- Marinate the chicken pieces with 2 tsp red chili powder, turmeric powder, lemon juice and salt. Heat oil in a pan and fry the chicken pieces just till done. Remove the chicken pieces from the pan.
- In the same pan, add diced onion and little salt and saute over medium flame for about 2 minutes. Add garlic and saute till the raw smell disappear. Add capsicum and cook for another 2 – 3 minutes.
- Reduce the flame, add ½ tsp red chili powder and black pepper powder to this and cook for a minute. Add the tomato paste, oregano, coriander leaves and fried chicken pieces, cook for 2 – 3 minutes and remove from flame.
- Preheat the oven to 180 degree. Grease a baking pan with little butter and keep it ready.
- Take the dough (this should double in size) and knead for a minute. Divide to 16 – 18 small balls. Roll it one by one to a small circle. Add little mozzarella cheese and the prepared chicken filling at the center. Cover the filling well with the sides of the circle and make to a bun shaped ball and place it in the greased pan. Repeat the process with the remaining dough.
- Keep it covered with a damp towel for 10 minutes. Now brush the top of prepared chicken bun with egg and bake for about 30 – 3 minutes or till the top of the bun turns golden brown. Remove from the oven and brush the baked chicken bun generously with butter. Serve immediately.
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