Masala Khara Buns

This Iyengar Bakery Style Masala Khara Buns is flavorful in every bite!

Iyengar Bakery style Masala Khara Buns Recipe | Masala buns | Khara Buns | Indian Savory buns | Foodomania,com

The last time I made Masala Khara Buns, I told myself I’d make them over and over again. The flavor of mint with bread is unmistakably one of the best combinations I’ve ever tried.

So here is Khara Buns – take 2. Only this time, I made this the traditional way – with refined flour (and not whole-wheat, like last time).    (more…)

Grilled Whole-Wheat Pita Bread

A grill pan and some easy dough is all you need to make this grilled whole-wheat pita bread.

Grilled Whole-Wheat Pita Bread Recipe | How to make eggless pita bread at home | Foodomania.com

Leavened breads are delicious. And when they are flatbreads like naan or pita, they’re even better because they don’t take as much time to cook as the other breads.

This version of the whole-wheat pita bread uses a quick starter to achieve that perfect spongy texture with the air-pockets so typical in a regular pita bread. And I also grilled them up instead of baking them – to speed things up.    (more…)

Chargrilled Pepper Cream Cheese Rolls

Flaky Chargrilled Pepper Cream Cheese Rolls make for a great party snack!

Chargrilled Pepper Cream Cheese Rolls Recipe | What to make with Biscuit Dough | Party food recipes by foodomania

Got leftover biscuit dough in the fridge? Here’s a quick recipe you can make with the dough.

Grilling bell peppers makes them sweet and that in turn adds a delicious flavor to these rolls. Chargrilled peppers go really well with cream cheese. With grilled peppers and cream cheese, you really don’t need any additional spice-mixes to add flavor to the filling. All you need are salt and pepper.    (more…)

Whole-wheat Masala Buns (Khara Bun)

Indian Bakery style Whole-wheat Masala Buns or Khara Buns

Whole-wheat Masala Buns Recipe | How to make Indian Bakery style Khara Buns at home | Foodomania by Kavitha Ramaswamy

While the nuttier whole-wheat flavor is an acquired taste, it certainly goes well in breads, buns and anything savory.  These are just savory buns flavored with mint leaves and onions with a wheat-flour base. Using buttermilk and adequate good quality yeast ensure you get the fluffy bread texture we all love.

These buns are very popular in India (especially south Indian bakeries) – and for good reason too. They taste amazing as is, with a cup of chai or even as bases to your burger experiments.    (more…)