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Eggless Homemade Ladi Pav Buns

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The recipe to make soft and fluffy ladi pav bun is very easy and making them at home is fun.

Ingredients for 28 to 30 pav buns –

  • Maida  ( all purpose flour )     – 1/2 kg
  • Milk powder                            – 1 tea cup
  • Baking powder                        – 1/2 tsp
  • Yeast                                        – 2 tsp
  • Salt                                           – 1 tsp
  • Sugar                                        – 2 tsp
  • Curd                                          – 4 tbsp
  • Butter                                        – 2 tbsp
  • Oil                                             – 2 tbsp
  • Warm milk                                – 200 ml
  • Warm water                              -100 ml
  • 1 tbsp milk or butter to brush.
Ingredients to make Eggless Homemade Ladi Pav Buns

Method –

  • Take maida and milk powder in a bowl and mix properly.
  • Make a well in the centre of this mix and add baking powder, yeast, salt, sugar and curd.
  • Mix thoroughly to combine all the ingredients.
  • Take milk in a pan, add butter and heat it till butter melts and in another pan take water and heat it till it is warm.
  • Knead the flour mixture with the warm milk, add water as required and knead the dough till it is soft and sticky.

    Dough for Ingredients to make Eggless Homemade Ladi Pav Buns
  • Apply some oil on the palm and continue kneading and punching the dough for 7 to 8 minutes, add 2  tbsp oil little by little as you knead the dough. Soon, the dough will become soft and smooth.
  • Apply some oil on the dough and keep it in the covered bowl for 2 to 3 hours in the warm place. 
  • Once the dough rises, take it out and press/gently punch it with your greased palm for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Divide the dough into equal portions and shape it as pav buns. Arrange them in the greased baking tray maintaining some distance in between them. 
  • Cover the tray with a clean kitchen towel and keep in a warm place for 45 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 200-degree centigrade with the lower rack in it.
  • Brush the buns with milk and keep the baking tray in the oven. Bake the buns till they are evenly brown on top; it took 17 minutes in my oven.
  • Take out the baking tray and brush some butter on the buns to get a soft and smooth texture.
  • Cool the buns on a wire a rack.
  • Delicious homemade ladi pav buns are ready to serve with bhaji.
Eggless Homemade Ladi Pav Buns

Note –

  • If making during winter, cover the dough and keep in a warm place along with hot water next to it.

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