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Wednesday, October 21, 2009
Pink Stuffed Buns
October is the breast cancer awareness month.Breast cancer is the single most common form of vicious cancers in women.According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), an estimated 192,370 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed among women in the United States this year.Learn more about the what you need to know about early detection of the condition,prevention and care.Good Food always helps in balancing the over all functioning of the body.Here is my recipe for pink health- beet buns with stuffed cauliflower and turnip greens.
2 roasted beets,pureed with 1/4 cup of water
2 cups Whole wheat flour
1/2 cup All-purpose flour
1 tablespoon flaxseed meal
2 tablespoon Extra virgin Olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 pack active dry yeast(about 1 1/2 teaspoon)
1/4 cup warm water
2 cups Chopped Cauliflower or any fresh veggies of choice like beans,carrots or broccoli
2 cups Mustard greens,finely chopped
1/2 medium onion,finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon chilly powder
1/4 teaspoon each of ground cumin and coriander
1 garlic clove finely chopped
2 teaspoon extra virgin Olive oil
1/2 teaspoon Salt
Prepare the dough
In warm water mix in the dry yeast. Let sit for 15-20 minutes in the warm corner.
In a bowl start mixing the flour ingredients along with the yeast. Make a smooth dough and place in a greased bowl and cover. Allow to rise for an hour in a warm place until.
double its size.
Prepare the filling
Heat oil in a pan ,add the onions and garlic,saute for 3-4 minutes.Add the spices,salt,after a minute add the vegetable and greens.Cook for 5-6 minutes on medium high heat until most water is dried out.cool.
Shape and stuff the buns
Knead the dough for few seconds and divide in to about 6 portions. Take one portion of the dough and roll in to ball and roll it using a rolling pin. Place some stuffing in the middle and close to make the shape of bun. Lay on greased cookie sheet and finish make the remaining buns,place them about 1/2 inch apart from each other. Cover with wrap and allow to rise for another hour.
Bake the Buns
Preheat Oven to 400F. Bake for about 20-25 minutes. Serve warm.Can store in air tight container for 1-2 days.
This is my contribution for Going Pink for October at Dragon Musings.Also if you would like to raise funds for breast cancer check out the page here..I am also sharing these with Susan's Yeast Spotting.