Burger Buns

Make the buns at home the next time you want to serve burgers to your loved ones This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Burger Buns

Main Ingredients Refined flour, Fresh yeast
Cuisine Fusion
Course Breads
Prep Time 1-1.30 hour
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Burger Buns

  • 4 cups Refined flour
  • 4 teaspoons Fresh yeast
  • 4 teaspoons Castor sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 4 teaspoons Milk powder
  • 2/3 cup Milk
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • to grease Oil
  • as required Milk wash
  • to sprinkle White sesame seeds
  • to sprinkle Black sesame seeds
  • to apply Melted butter


  1. Take yeast in a bowl, add ½ tsp castor sugar, 1 tbsp warm water, mix well and set aside for 15 minutes to activate
  2. Sift refined flour in a planetary mixer bowl, add salt, milk powder and remaining castor sugar and mix well.
  3. Make a well in the centre, add the yeast mixture and milk. Attach the bowl to the main body of the mixer and mix at slow speed. Add a little water and process into soft dough.
  4. Add butter and process again till well incorporated to make a smooth dough.
  5. Sprinkle flour on worktop and knead the dough well. Shape it into a smooth round ball. Grease a bowl with oil and transfer the dough into it. Cover with a moist muslin cloth and set aside to prove for 20-25 minutes.
  6. Take a rectangular sheet of aluminium foil, fold into 3 big folds, and make 4 smaller folds, fold the remaining side. Make a thin strip. Wrap the aluminium strip around a cookie cutter to shape into ring and fix the 2 ends with pins to form a ring. Separate it from the cookie cutter. Make 2 more rings similarly.
  7. Spray a little oil on the worktop, place the dough on it and knockback. Divide the dough into 3 equal portions of 140 grams each. Shape each portion into a ball.
  8. Spray a little oil on a baking tray with oil, place the aluminium rings on it and place the dough balls into each of the rings. Cover with a moist muslin cloth and set aside to prove for 10-15 minutes.
  9. Preheat the oven to 180˚C.
  10. Brush milk wash on the buns and sprinkle black and white sesame seeds on top.
  11. Keep the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes.
  12. Bring the tray out of the oven, remove the aluminium foil rings and place the buns on a serving platter. Apply butter on top of buns. Use when required.