How to make Donut -

Any time comfort food – here they are baked and not deep-fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Fresh yeast (ताज़ी यीस्ट/ ख़मीर )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters


Donut Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 1-1.30 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Donut Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup + for dusting

  • Fresh yeast 1½ tablespoons

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) A pinch + 2 teaspoons

  • Oats powder ½ cup

  • Almond powder ½ cup

  • Salt a pinch

  • Milk as required

  • Butter for brushing + 50 grams

  • Honey for drizzling

  • Edible colourful sprinklers


Step 1

Take yeast in a small microwave proof bowl. Add a pinch of castor sugar and 2-3 tablespoons warm water and mix. Place the bowl in the microwave and heat for 5 seconds. Set aside to activate.

Step 2

Sieve together flour and oats powder into a bowl. Add almond powder and mix. Add remaining castor sugar and salt and mix well.

Step 3

Make cavity in the center of the flour mixture, add activated yeast and mix. Add some milk and knead into soft dough. Transfer onto the worktop and knead well.

Step 4

Add butter to the dough and knead, dusting with some flour, till it becomes soft. Transfer into another bowl, cover with a cling film and set aside to prove for 10-15 minutes.

Step 5

Transfer the proven dough onto the worktop, dust some flour and roll into a thick sheet. Cut into donut shaped roundels with a donut cutter and discard the center of the donuts.

Step 6

Preheat oven to 180º C.

Step 7

Place the donuts on a baking tray, cover with damp muslin cloth and set aside to prove for 10-15 minutes.

Step 8

Place the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes.

Step 9

Brush some butter over them, drizzle some honey and sprinkle some colourful sprinklers on top.

Step 10


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