Make homemade ladi pav or Indian dinner rolls with keeper recipe for your pav bhaji, misal pav, masala pav or sandwich. With just 6 ingredients and 20 minutes hands on time, you will be blown away by the quality and taste of these homemade Bombay pav buns.
Add 3 cups plain flour or wheat flour, 2 teaspoon instant dry yeast, 2 teaspoon sugar and 1 teaspoon salt into a mixing bowl.
Mix very well. Add 3 tablespoons soft butter and mix well. Slowly add water and start kneading. the dough will be initially sticky but as you knead it will turn soft and supple. You may add the remaining 1/4 cup flour in batches as you knead.
Apply butter liberally on the dough and rest for 2 hours.
Once the dough is dough is doubled in volume, poke the dough with your finger. If the indentation stays as such the dough is ready to use and it is well proofed.
During the second rise of the dough preheat your oven at 200 C or 400 F.
How to bake a cake or pav without oven is one of the questions that y readers always ask me. So here I am adding brief instructions for baking pav without oven. It is easy and very similar to cooker cake recipe.
To make ladi pav in cooker begin by preheating a pressure cooker base. Add 1 cup sand or salt to the base and place a small plate or the stand that comes with the pressure cooker. Preheat the cooker for 15 minutes.
Place the tin containing proofed buns inside the hot cooker. Close with the lid but do not place the weight valve or gasket. Cook in low flame for 25-30 minutes or until the top tuns golden.
Once baked, brush with melted butter and serve as required.