Saturday, March 30, 2013

Eggless Dinner Rolls - Baking Eggless

 This is 3 rd bread post I am posting for this month. All the breads are for the baking groups I had joined.
 This bread was the challenge of baking Egg-less group Happening @ Gayatri's cookspot and the dinner rolls is suggested by priya of enveetu kitchen.  Each month a recipe is selected which was made using egg . we the group members has to make it egg less  For this month soft dinner rolls was the challenge.We has to make the soft dinner rolls without using egg.

 Till date I didn't made bread with egg. So , it was easy for me. First , I thought of using Tangzhong to make these dinner rolls . As, I already posted two breads , I skipped that idea .
 Finalized, using mashed potato instead of egg. It gives soft dinner rolls, I liked its texture. I made certain shapes of the dinner rolls.

Requirements :
All purpose flour – 2 cup
Mashed potato -  1 cup
Dry yeast – 1 tsp
Sugar – 2 tbs
Salt – ¾ tsp
Butter – 2 tbs
Water – ½  cup
Luke warm milk – ¼ cup

Method :
I pressure cooked a large potato to make a cup of mashed potato.
As I used dry yeast , I has to proof the yeast.
Heat the half cup of water till 110 * C or till Luke warm.
Add in the ½ tsp of sugar and the yeast , let it proof for 15 minutes.
In a bowl , add the flour , salt , sugar , butter and mashed potato , mix well.
Add in the proofed yeast and milk , mix well.
Knead with the hand till a soft and smooth dough is formed. It may takes about 10 – 15 minutes.
Keep this dough in a oiled bowl , cover with a plastic wrap and let it double for 2 hours or more.
Deflate and shape into different shapes as you desire.
Round Dinner Rolls :
Take a small part of the dough and roll into a round shape without any crack.Making this is simple. If making stuffed bun means , stuff the filling and shape.

Pumpkin rolls :
Same as the dinner rolls , make a cut vertically throughout the round on equal distance. Cut deeply or else it will disappear while baking.

Rosette / Kaiser Rolls :
This roll resembles the rose. Its making may seems difficult.
Take a small part of dough. Roll the dough with the palm of the both hands , it will roll into a log and lengthens on rolling.
 By taking this log in the hands , put a knot by intersecting both the ends , a circle will form in the center.
Bring one end above the circle and another under the circle.
Secure the edges tightly.
Rosette shape is formed.

Clover / Muffin Roll :
It resembles the shape of the clover and is made using the muffin pan.
It is simple , just roll three equal sized balls , arrange them in the muffin cups.

Knot Rolls :
Roll the dough into a log as in Kaiser roll , intersect both the ends and bring the ends into the center.

Arrange the prepared rolls in the baking tray.
Let it double again.
Preheat the oven to 220 * C @ convection mode.

I always use milk and sugar to brush the bread. But this time used milk powder dissolved in little water . It gave the bread lovely color.

Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes or till brown on top.
Let it cool.

Eggless dinner rolls are ready to serve.


  1. These look so wonderful and delicious!! Thanx for stopping by my space!! :)

  2. Beautifully made dinner rolls.You are becoming a great baker.

  3. Lovely shapes. I too tried some

  4. They looks fabulous, cute dinner rolls..

  5. they look soft and so fresh from the oven

  6. looks delicious , has a good shining....

  7. Love your soft and fresh rolls....

  8. wow lovely rolls .. Love the tip of using milk powder mixed with water for brushing the rolls .

  9. They look so moist and spongy, baked perfectly, love all the shapes you have created.

  10. gud work Sharan, love all the rolls n perfect...


  12. Lovely looking rolls.. Soft & yummy...

  13. Interesting shapes. Looks soft too.

  14. They look so good! Lovely colour and shapes

  15. Wonderful soft rolls Sharanya. Mashed potato gives very soft texture to the rolls...