Dinner Rolls

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Submitted: April 22, 2014
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Total Time:
Preparation Time: 10-15 plus rising time mins
Cooking Time: 20-30 mins
Servings: 5-6 | 100 kcal

Dinner Rolls are not widely made in Indian kitchens, but you will fall in love with freshly baked dinner rolls once you try making them with this recipe.

Required ingredients

  • 2½ tsp yeast
  • ½ cup warm water
  • 1cup warm milk
  • 3 tbsp butter or vegetable shortening
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 4 cups all purpose flour plus more

Directions & How to

  • To proof the yeast take a large glass bowl add warm water and sprinkle yeast on it, do not mix or stir. Let it stand for 10 minutes in a warm place to proof.
  • Add milk, butter, egg, sugar, salt and 1 cup flour to the proofed yeast and mix well with a wire whisk, without any lumps.
  • Add rest of the flour in batches; half cup at a time and mixing after each addition to form a sticky dough. Turn onto a floured surface and knead for 7-8 minutes to make smooth dough.
  • Grease a large glass bowl, place the dough in it and oil the dough top as well. Cover with a wet kitchen towel and keep it in a warm place to rise about 1-2 hours.
  • Punch down the dough and turn onto a lightly floured surface. Flatten the dough a bit and divide into 10 -12 equal portions and shape them in smooth balls.  Place on a greased baking tray for second rising; till it doubles in size.
  • Bake the rolls in preheated oven at 180* C for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.

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