RED BEAN BUN

RED BEAN BUN

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Red Bean Bun with filling


MAKING OF RED BEAN PASTE FOR FILLING:

Dried Red Beans                        -  1 cup 

Water for Cooking                     - 3 cup

Sugar                                          - 1 Cup or to taste


METHOD:

Rinse and soak the red beans overnight. 

Pressure cook till mushy. Cool it..

Save the water of cooked red bean

Transfer the cooked beans to a blender and make a coarse paste.

Add enough cooking liquid you saved earlier.

Again transfer the blended bean paste back to the pan and cooked a thick paste adding the sugar.

Cook until the paste is smooth and thick ..

Cool down the sweet bean paste is ready..

Filling is ready now...


MAKING OF BUN


Red Bean Bun

INGREDIENTS:

High protein flour                            - 300 gm 

Plain flour                                       - 100 gm 

Caster Sugar                                   - 30 gm 

Milk                                                 - 220 ml 

Salt                                                  - 1/4 tsp 

Yeast                                                - 1 tsp 

Baking powder                                - 1 tbsp

Butter                                             - 30 gm

MAKING OF BUN

Sift flour, salt and yeast in a mixing bowl.

Add milk gradually knead well..

Add butter and knead till dough is elastic.

Cover with a piece of damp cloth to avoid surface drying.

Keep it till it raises double in size.

Transfer dough onto a slightly floured surface.

Knead for a while and divide dough into 12 portions.  

Shape into balls.  

Flatten a piece of dough and wrap each piece with 2 tsp of red bean paste.

Cover with cloth and let rise for another 30 mins.

Brush with egg wash and sprinkle on some sesame seeds if desired.

Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degree for about 20 mins.  

Remove from oven to let cool on a wire rack. 

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