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Eggless Pav Buns / Homemade Dinner Rolls

Pav Buns-Indian dinner rolls /  Eggless pav buns for making the famous pav bhaji of Mumbai

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Breakfast, Eggless Bakes, Roti,paratha,poori ,Breads
Cuisine: International Cuisine
Keyword: buns, dinner rolls, eggless, pav
Servings: 10 person
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 3.5 cup Refined Flour / Maida
  • 3 tsp Dry active yeast
  • 4 tbsp Butter or cooking oil
  • 2 tbsp Sugar / Chini
  • 3/4 tsp Salt / Namak
  • 3/4 cup Whole Milk / Doodh approx
  • 1/2 cup Water / Paani


  • Take a bowl add lukewarm water,yeast,pinch of salt and sugar,mix and keep covered for 5 minutes or till it frooth well.The surface of the bowl will fully cover with froth .
  • In a big bowl add luke warm milk and butter/oil,mix well,now add the yeast mixture in it.mix gently.
  • Now add flour and salt in this mixture and mix well and make a soft and sticky dough.
  • Take the dough on a greased surface or on your kitchen platform and knead well(punch and fold) for approx 5-7 minutes.keep greasing your hands with little oil or milk if it become too sticky to handle.
  • This kneading makes your pav soft,so please don’t try to reduce the time of kneading,if you want soft buns 🙂
  • Collect and make a ball of the dough and keep it in a greased big bowl.
  • Cover and place in a warm place for approx. 45 minutes or till it double in size(proofing time may depends on the heat of the climate ).
  • When it doubles in size, then take out the dough from the bowl and punch it down once and make 12 balls from the dough.
  • Place the balls in a greased baking tin, approx.1/2 inch apart from each other.
  • Cover and place the tray in a hot place to let them rise again for approx. 30 minutes or till double in size.
  • Gently brush the top with melted butter and milk mixture.
  • Bake them in a preheated oven 180 C /375 F for 18-20 minutes or till top get a nice golden colour.
  • Remove from the oven,let it cool down for 10 minutes,apply butter and serve.


Serving suggestions-serve with soup,tea,curry,or make vada pav,paav bhaji or sandwich