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Stuffed Potato Buns

2.52 from 29 votes



  • 2 tsps active Yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm Water
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 3 tbsps Butter
  • Salt to taste
  • 3.5 cups pre sifted all purpose Flour
  • 1.5 cups warm Milk
  • Milk for brushing

Potato Bhaji Filling

  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 cup finely diced Onion
  • 1 tbsp minced green Chilli
  • 1/2 cup Curry leaves
  • 2 tbsps Ginger and Garlic paste 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin powder
  • 2 cups cubed boiled Potatoes
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup chopped Coriander


  • Add the yeast, warm water and sugar to a bowl and allow this to froth for 30 mins
  • Add the baking powder, butter, salt and alternate with the milk and flour
  • Knead and if the dough is too dry, add a bit more milk
  • Transfer to an oiled bowl, cover with cling film and a towel and allow to rise for 2 hours in a warm place
  • Knead the dough and divide into 11 - 12 pieces
  • Cover and allow to proof again for 30 mins
  • To make the filling, heat some oil and add the diced onion and green chilli
  • Add curry leaves, ginger and garlic paste and the cooked potatoes
  • Add salt to taste
  • Add the coriander and allow to completely cool
  • Divide the filling once cool into golf ball sized balls
  • Remove the divided buns and flatten each one to form a disc and then a cup
  • Add a ball of filling in the center
  • Pull the edges together to seal
  • Bake for 10 mins in a preheated oven at 350 degrees
  • After that remove and brush with egg wash and sesame seeds
  • Bake for another 30 mins