Thursday, February 4, 2016

Savoury Sweet Potato,Onion Buns/Sakkaravalli Kizhangu Khara Buns

I have been baking with sweet potatoes for a while and everytime anything baked with this incredible root vegetable gives excellent baked goodies. The cooked sweet potato puree works awesome if you want to bake eggless breads,cakes or buns. Sweet potato is one among the versatile vegetables, i love to cook with it quite often. You can dish out varieties of foods with this vegetable and you wont regret dishing out many beautiful dishes. My recent trial with sweet potato is this incredible savoury buns, which sounds almost like the popular khara buns. This buns asks for sauteed onions,green chillies, since i ran out of coriander leaves i have completely skipped it, but still you can add this herbs if you have them. This cute buns makes excellent burgers, or else to make a sandwich with your favourite spread or grilled meat. You can serve these buns to have along with a bowl of warm, comforting soup.However this buns are seriously interesting to have along with your cup of tea with spicy spread or herbed cream cheese.

Sweet potato onion Buns, Sweet potato Khara buns

Just love the flavour of the sauteed onions in this buns. You cant just stop with one bun, when served along with herbed cheese or cream cheese needless to say that you cant keep urself away from this spongy buns. The sweet potato puree will definitely gives a beautiful colour to this buns. Also it gives a mild sweetness to this bread, obviously if you want to increase the spice level, just add more chilly or chilly powder.However if you give a try to this buns,am sure you will make it quite often. Am running the first week of blogging marathon with 'Root Vegetables' as this week's theme. As sweet potato is one among the root vegetables, this spongy, flavourful savoury buns goes to this month's theme.Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#61.

Sweet potato Buns, Khara buns with sweet potato

3cups All purpose flour
1/2cup Cooked & mashed Sweet potato
1tsp Salt
1/2tsp Sugar
1tsp Instant yeast
3tbsp Butter
1cup Onion (chopped)
1/2tsp Garam masala powder
1no Green chilly (chopped)
Oil for cooking
Black poppy seeds (as per need)
Milk (for brushing)

Heat oil in a pan, add the chopped onions, green chilly and garam masala powder and saute everything well until the onions turns transculent.

Take the flour, mashed sweet potato puree,salt, sugar and yeast in a bowl. Add the lukewarm water (as per need), sauteed onions-green chillies and knead everything well.

Slowly add in the butter and knead again everything as a soft and smooth dough.

Arrange the dough to a greased bowl and keep in a warm place for atleast an hour, covered with a towel.

Savoury sweet potato buns, Sakkaravalli Khara buns

Once the dough doubles the volume, punch the dough and divide it as a 7-8 pieces.

Roll it nicely as small balls,arrange over a baking sheet lined over a baking tray and arrange again in warm place for an hour or 45minutes.

Brush the buns with milk and sprinkle black poppy seeds as per need.

Preheat the oven to 350F and bake the buns for 30-35minutes until the crust turns golden brown.

Let it cool completely .

Enjoy.

17 comments:

  1. Sweet potato buns looks so perfect.I have to try them. Bookamrked.

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  2. Perfectly shaped and perfectly baked.

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  3. Super Priya !only you can think of such recipes, absolutely delicious buns, perfect from the bakery :)

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  4. sweet potato is my fav.
    perfect snacks for kids

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  5. bookmarking to try !! btw, wont the sauteed onions interfere with the yeast ?? looks good (next time on ur trip to India enakkum black poppy seeds packet venum :D)

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  6. lovely aks,you are kalakifying with baked goodies now:)

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  7. Sweet potato buns are perfectly baked and sure tasted equally good.

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  8. Superb recipe! Looks good! I will try soon!

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  9. Am off to buy some sweet potato right away ....this looks droolworthy!

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  10. That's one awesome bun priya..nice way of using sweet potatoes..

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  11. What a wonderful idea to use sweet potatoes in bun! Looks so tempting Priya.

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  12. I have heard of potato buns, but this is quite new to me. Looks so delicious..

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  13. Your sweet potato buns look so perfectly baked -- golden and delicious.

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