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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Sesame Buns


Fresh home made buns without any additives and preservatives are a pleasure to make and scrumptious to eat.I selected these groovy Seasame buns from huge collection of awesome recipes from Indira's blog Mahanandi ,in spotlight for Zu's Tried and Tasted event.
The Sesame buns are my entry for this week's Yeast Spotting,a weekly event focusing on yeast recipes.

Recipe Sesame Buns

Ingredients
2 cups whole-wheat flour
1/2 cup sesame seeds
1 tablespoon flax seeds or use flax seed meal
1/2 teaspoon of salt
3 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup of Warm water
1/2 teaspoon of sugar
2 teaspoon active dry yeast or 1 packet(1/4 ounce) of quick rise yeast

Method
Make the Dough
In warm water mix in the dry yeast and sugar. Let sit for 10 minutes,until it gets frothy.
In a bowl combine the flours,oil,seeds(reserve few sesame seeds for topping the buns) ,salt along with the yeast mixture. Knead until the dough is tacky but not sticky and place in a greased bowl and cover. Allow to rise for an hour until double its size.
Shape and proof the buns
Get the dough out of the bowl,sprinkle some all purpose flour on the work surface and knead the dough for few seconds and divide in to about 6 portions. Set on a cookie sheet and finish shaping the remaining buns,place them about 1/2 inch apart from each other,sprinkle some sesame seeds on each of the buns. Cover with wrap and allow to rise for another hour.
Bake the Buns
Preheat Oven to 450F. Bake for about 18-20 minutes until crust turns lightly brown. Let cool on rack,Slice using a serrated knife. Assemble the buns with choicest veggies and greens .
Can you guess the 6 ingredients I sandwiched in the bun??

20 comments:

Divya Vikram said...

Looks healthy n good.. Tomatoes, avocado, lettuce and onions?

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

Wonderful! Those buns must taste great! Healthy and delicious...

Cheers,

Rosa

Curry Leaf said...

Healthy Buns,the stuffing guessing : avocado,tomato,lettuce/cabbage and may be cheese?
healthy choice anyway.

Natashya said...

They look very good, and healthy too! Love the California sandwich.

Pam said...

I've never made my own buns. It's such a great and healthy recipe.

meeso said...

Lettuce, tomato, beet hummus, avacado, and I'm at a loss for the 6th! I have never made homemade buns before, must make the sandwich amazing!

Cham said...

The bun is awesome.
Guess is : tomato, the red hummus ,avocado,onion, cabbage, pickled cucumb?

Sharmila said...

You made the buns too!Hats off!My guess is tomato,carrot,lettuce/onion,avocado and beet hummous. :-)

Jaishree said...

Wonderful! Healthy and delicious buns.

veena said...

Looking cool... :)
...Healthy buns ....great work....

love
veena

Yasmeen said...

Thanks for taking the guess girls!
I know the 6th ingredient was totally camouflaged, the baby spinach.
Here are the 6 ingredients i sandwiched :
Avocados,Beet Hummus,Red peppers,tomatoes,Onions and Baby spinach.

Zee said...

Ow! M late for the guessin game..neway wouldn't have been able get em all rite;)
Lovely buns Yasmeen...you outdo urself each time...well done!

Curry Leaf said...

Thanks for the info on the ingredients.BTW,if you are interested in the book club,you can leave a comment in my blog.The khichdi looks amazing and it is healthy too

Susan/Wild Yeast said...

So pretty and so healthy! Thanks for submitting to YeastSpotting.

Jude said...

Very nice healthy recipe.. I love the combination of sesame seeds and flax.

Isaan said...

Colorful nutritious burger!

Teena said...

Healthy stuffing,looks pretty.

Tim said...

Those buns look heavenly!

Simmy said...

Gorgeous buns,healthy stuffing.

Ayesha said...

What lovely buns,making me hungry:)

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