Palya Bun/ Stuffed Potato Bun

I am sure many of us are reminded about the iyengar bakery which would sell these savoury buns. Had seen this on champa's blog and bookmarked it. The stuffing is so delicious that you wouldn't stop with here.Here is the recipe of Palya bun for today's Bake-a-thon

RECIPE SOURCE: Versatile Vegetarian Kitchen
Potatoes  3
Onion     1
Green chillies 5
Mixed vegetables  1 cup(cooked)
Cilantro           3tbsp
Mustard seeds   1tsp
Curry leaves       few
Oil                   2tsp

All purpose flour   3cups
Salt                     1 1/2tsp
Dry Yeast            2 1/2 tsp
Water                   1 cup(warm)
Milk                     1/4 cup
Butter                   4tbsp
Sugar                    2tbsp


Boil potatoes. Peel and mash them and keep aside.In a pan heat oil and add mustard seeds. When it crackles, add onion and saute for  aminute and then add te green chillies and saute for another minute.
Next add the boiled vegetables , mashed potatoes and saute for 5 minutes Now sprinkle salt and saute for a minuteand cook for a minute. Add cilantro, curry leaves, mix and switch off the fire. Keep it aside
In a lbowl add warm water, sugar salt and yeast. After it froths up add the melted butter, milk and then the flour and knead it into a smooth dough.
Transfer this to a wooden board and continue kneading till the dough becomes pliable, for nearly 10 minutes/ Cover it and let it rest for 445 minutes to double in a warm place.
After the first rise, punch it down a little, and divide the dough into 1 balls.
Flatten each ball a little into a disc, keep the filling inside, close it form to form a ball again.
Make all the balls likewise and arrange it on a greased plate few cms apart
Cover it with a kitchen towel and let it rest for another 45 minutes to double
Preheat the oven to 180C
Brush thetops of the buns with milk
Bake for 18-22minutes or till the top browns
Let it cool and serve the yummy palya buns

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