01
Aug

PESTO GARLIC VEG KNOT BUN

This Pesto garlic Veg Bun is  Italian cuisine and very simple to make and full of flavour  with excellent source of Vitamin K and manganese .

INGREDIENTS :FOR DOUGH

  • Multipurpose flour 2 cups
  • Fresh yeast 1 teaspoon/Dry yeast 2 teaspoons
  • Sugar powder 2 teaspoon
  • Salt 1/2 teaspoon
  • Oil or butter 2 tablespoon
  • Lukewarm water 1/4 cup
  • Plain water 1 cup
  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon

 FOR FILLINGS

  • Onion,carrot,bell peppers(red,green,yellow)
  • chopped 5 tablespoon
  • Mixed herbs 1 tablespoon
  • Garlic grated 2 tablespoon
  • Parsley chopped 2 tablespoon
  • Butter 3 tablespoon
  • Mozzarella cheese- 1/2 cup ( grated)

METHOD :

Step 1 -Take 1/4 cup of lukewarm water add 1 teaspoon sugar powder and yeast and mix well.Cover it and keep aside for 10 to 15 minutes.
Step 2 -Now take flour in a bowl ,add salt and remaining sugar powder and mix well.Now add yeast mixture and mix properly(dry).Then add water and vanilla essence  and knead a soft dough .Cover with damp cloth for  30 minutes or till dough become double.

MAKING OF KNOT SLIDERS BUNS

Step-3  Take the  dough  Knead 5 to 7 minutes on plain surface  till become soft.

Step-4 Punch dough down,divide into forth and cut each part into three more parts(total 12 )parts.
Step-5 Roll each portion into a log of approx size 6-7 inch.To form knots,tie into a  knot,tuck ends under side.Place all the rolls on greased tray,cover with damp cloth for  30 minutes or  it  doubled.
Step-6 Brush with salted water .Preheat the oven and bake for 20 minutes at 200 degrees.
Step-7 Remove from  pan and  cut the  buns horizontally in two piece. During cutting use clean cloth from top to save the knot. Spread Basil  pesto,veggies and mozzarella cheese . Place the  top part of the knot buns.
Step-8 Mix melted butter,grated fresh garlic and parsley  and then Spread over the knot buns.Bake at 180 degree for 10 minutes

SERVE HOT WITH  MIXED SALADS

 

BASIL PESTO  

INGREDIENTS

  • Fresh basil leaves 2 cups
  • Garlic 6 cloves
  • Pine Nut/Walnut/Almonds 1/4 cup
  • Extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup
  • Parmesan Cheese/Normal Cheese 1/2 cup
  • Small pinch of white pepper powder
  • Salt to taste

METHOD

Mix all the ingredients (basil,garlic, walnut), in a grinder.Make a coarse paste then add oil and cheese and blend to a smooth paste.Season with salt and pepper powder.