Sunday, May 12, 2013


Recipe adapted from:
You can find the original recipe here

  1. Whole wheat flour- 1.5 cups
  2. All purpose flour- 1.5 cups
  3. Baking soda- 1/2 tsp
  4. Salt- to taste
  5. Warm water- 1.5 cups
  6. Active dry yeast- 1.5 tsp
  7. Sugar- 2 tsp
  8. Vegetable oil- 3 tbsp


  • Combine together yeast,1/2 cup warm water and sugar in a bowl,Keep aside until it starts to froth ( for about 10 minutes)
  • In another mixing bowl, whisk together whole wheat flour,all purpose flour,baking soda and salt until combined.Pour in the yeast mixture ,oil and warm water ( as required), and mix until combined.
  • Knead well for atleast 7 to 8 minutes or until the dough is soft.
  • Place the dough in a large greased bowl and brush the top with oil,cover with a kitchen towel and leave aside to rise in a warm place until doubled in volume( for about 2 hours)
  • Punch down the risen dough with your fist and divide this into 6 equal parts and shape them into smooth balls.
  • Place them onto a lightly greased baking tray dusted with semolina.Sprinkle sesame seeds on top and leave in a warm place until doubled in volume.
  • Preheat oven to 180 Deg C and bake the buns for about 25 minutes or until the tops are lightly browned.
  • Brush with oil ,if desired. 

NOTE:Try these burger buns with chickpeas and spinach patties and  hummus instead of the regular mayonnaise.( as in picture)

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