Thengai Bun - Coconut Bun

Thengai Bun (Coconut bun) is one of the most famous buns in tamilnadu bakeries. This soft thengai bun prepared with maida, sugar and yeast filled with coconut, sugar, tutti frutti mixture and baked is more tasty and can be given to the school going kids as evening snack.

Thengai Bun - Coconut Bun

Thengai Bun (Coconut bun) is one of the most famous buns in tamilnadu bakeries. This soft thengai bun prepared with maida, sugar and yeast filled with coconut, sugar, tutti frutti mixture and baked is more tasty and can be given to the school going kids as evening snack.

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By Renukadevi Kumanan

Published On: 13 Jun 2016

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25 Minutes
Served : 5
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Ingredients

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Step 1 Thengai Bun - Coconut Bun Recipe

Step 1

Mix the milk, yeast and sugar together. Leave it for 5- 10 minutes to activate the yeast. The mixture will become frothy in 10 minutes.

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Step 2 Thengai Bun - Coconut Bun Recipe

Step 2

Add the flour and start kneading. Add sufficient water and 2 tsp of oil and knead to sticky dough.

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Step 3 Thengai Bun - Coconut Bun Recipe

Step 3

Cover it with a cling wrap and allow it to raise for 1- 2 hour.

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Step 4 Thengai Bun - Coconut Bun Recipe

Step 4

Now in pan dry roast coconut to avoid moisture

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Step 5 Thengai Bun - Coconut Bun Recipe

Step 5

Mean while prepare the stuffing. Heat 2 tsp of ghee and fry the cashews.

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Step 6 Thengai Bun - Coconut Bun Recipe

Step 6

Switch off the stove and add the coconut,sugar and tutti fruiti and cardamom powder mix well. Stuffing is ready

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Step 7 Thengai Bun - Coconut Bun Recipe

Step 7

Now take the dough has risen. Divide the dough into two parts.

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Step 8 Thengai Bun - Coconut Bun Recipe

Step 8

Grease an 8 inch round baking pan with ghee and roll one of the part into 8" circle and place it in the baking pan.

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Step 9 Thengai Bun - Coconut Bun Recipe

Step 9

Spread the coconut stuffing evenly.

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Step 10 Thengai Bun - Coconut Bun Recipe

Step 10

Next roll the other part of dough into an 8" circle and cover the stuffing.

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Step 11 Thengai Bun - Coconut Bun Recipe

Step 11

Press the sides and seal with litte water on the dough.

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Step 12 Thengai Bun - Coconut Bun Recipe

Step 12

Again cover with a cling wrap and allow it rise for another 30 minutes.
Pre heat the oven to 180 degree for 10 mins. Brush the dough with little ghee and bake for 20 - 25 minutes until the crust turns light brown. Now apply ghee once again and allow too cool

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Step 13 Thengai Bun - Coconut Bun Recipe

Step 13

Thengai Bun (Coconut bun) is ready to serve

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