How to make Japanese Milk Bread -

Soft and fluffy bread roll made with milk powder.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Milk (दूध)

Cuisine : Japanese

Course : Breads

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Japanese Milk Bread

Japanese Milk Bread Recipe Card


In Japanese cuisine consists of food is cooked in a specific way based on the culture and tradition of Japan. The traditional cuisine of Japan comprises of rice with an emphasis on seasonal ingredients. The side dishes often consist of fish, pickled vegetables and vegetables cooked in broth. Fish is common in the traditional cuisine. It is often grilled, but it may also be served raw or dipped in a light batter and deep-fried.
Japanese cuisine has now become popular throughout the world. As of 2011, Japan has overtaken France in number of Michelin starred restaurants and has maintained the title ever since.

Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Japanese Milk Bread Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 cups

  • Milk ½ cup

  • Fresh yeast 1 teaspoon

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 2½ tablespoons

  • Milk powder 1½ tablespoons

  • Salt ½ teaspoon

  • Egg 1

  • Whipped cream ¼ cup


Step 1

Take the yeast in a bowl. Add half teaspoon castor sugar and one tablespoon warm water, mix and set aside to activate.

Step 2

Sieve the flour in another bowl. Add the remaining castor sugar, milk powder and salt and mix well.

Step 3

Make a well in the centre and add the activated yeast, mix. Add half the egg, milk and whipped cream and mix till well combined into a dough. Cover and set aside to prove for ten to twelve minutes.

Step 4

Knead the dough till soft and pliable. Make sure when it is stretched it doesn’t break. Cover again and set aside to prove for fifteen to twenty minutes.

Step 5

Place the dough on a worktop and knock back to release the excess air. Roll the dough into an oblong shape and roll from one side to other. Place the bread on a baking tray and set aside to prove for ten minutes.

Step 6

Preheat oven at 180ºC.

Step 7

Brush with the remaining egg, put the tray in the preheated oven and bake for fifteen to eighteen minutes. Remove from oven, cool and demould.

Step 8


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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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