Yellow Moong Masala Buns

Delicious Masala Buns stuffed with our Yellow Moong Dhal are protein packed morsels of goodness. Perfect for picnics and on the go, or an impressive starter for your next gathering

Yellow Moong Dhal Masala Bun

Recipe Inspired by Mayuri's Jikoni breakfast buns and images created for us by Indian Veg Cook Class



Bread Dough

  • cups plain flour or bread flour
  • 2 tsp instant active dry yeast
  • 1 cup warm water or soy milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • extra oil for greasing
  • extra flour for dusting

Lentil Masala Filling


  • 1 tbsp soy milk
  • 1-2 tbsp white & black sesame seeds


Bread Dough

  • Mix the flours, salt, sugar, cumin seeds and yeast in a mixing bowl.
  • Add oil and rub into the flour.
  • Add warm water or soy milk and bring together the mixture into a dough.
  • Dust the worktop with some flour. Transfer the dough on to the worktop.
  • Knead the dough for 10-15 minutes till its smooth. If you use the dough kneading machine then allow it to knead for 5-7 minutes.
  • Shape into a ball.
  • Grease the bowl with some oil. Rub some oil all over the dough too.
  • Place the dough in the greased bowl. Cover and put in a warm place.
  • Allow the dough to double it's size (approx 30 minutes)
  • Shape the dough into a ball, roll it out a bit into a 5-6 inches diameter circle.
  • Cut the dough into 8 pieces.
  • Roll each piece into a ball.
  • Roll one piece of dough ball into a 4-5 inch diameter circle.
  • Put about 2 tbsp Satvik Foods Yellow Moong Dhal filling in the middle.
  • Gather up the sides, pinch and close the dough.
  • Shape into a round ball.
  • Place the stuffed dough ball on the prepared baking tray.
  • Repeat the above steps with the remainder dough balls and stuffing.
  • Cover the stuffed buns with a damp cloth and allow the dough to rise for 30-45 minutes. It depends on how warm yoru kitchen is. Colder place may take a longer time. Allow it to nearly double in size.
  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Brush the bun tops with some soy milk.
  • Sprinkle the top with sesame seeds.
  • Put the baking tray with the risen buns in the oven.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or till the tops are golden brown in colour.
  • Remove the tray from the oven.
  • Remove the baked buns from the tray and allow them to cool down a bit on a wire rack.
  • Enjoy!

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