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Eggless Ladi Pav

Eggless, soft, delicious, and melt-in-the-mouth buns, baked to perfection.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American


  • 7 Gm Instant yeast
  • ½ Cup Lukewarm Water
  • 1 Tsp Sugar
  • Dry Ingredient
  • 4 Cups All Purpose Flour(You can use 2 cups of whole wheat flour and 2 cups of all purpose flour )
  • ¼ Cup Extra flour for dusting
  • 2 Tbsp Sugar
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • ½ Tsp Baking Soda
  • Wet Ingredients
  • ¼ Cup Melted Butter
  • 1.5 Cups Buttermilk.(It should be on room temp .If its cold, heat it 30 second in microwave and keep on the kitchen counter for 10 minute.
  • ¼ Cups Extra butter for brushing the bun.


  • Mix sugar into the lukewarm water and then add instant yeast .Mix it and keep it aside. (If you are using dry active yeast . Still you need to follow this process.
  • Take a big bowl add buttermilk to it .
  • Add sugar ,salt melted butter and mix it well.
  • Add baking soda to it .Mix it well.
  • You need to add yeast mixture (liquid yeast mixture) to it .Stir it .
  • Add flour .
  • If you are using stand mixture ,mix it on a low speed for a soft supple dough.
  • If you are using your hands use some elbow grease and knead the dough nicely .
  • If you need, you can use little bit of extra flour(which we have kept for dusting ).Make a soft supple dough by kneading it for around 8-10 minute.
  • Cover the dough with a damp kitchen towel or cover it with a plastic wrap.
  • Keep it aside for proofing.
  • If the weather is warm it will take less time if its cold then it will take more time to proof .
  • I used Instant pot to proof my dough and it took me just an hour on yogurt mode .
  • After its proofed punch the dough down and knead it on a lightly floured surface.
  • Cut it in to half and and then again half .Make 20 or 24 small balls by tucking the dough .
  • Remember they are looking small now but after second proof and baking they will be big . So do not panic.
  • Place them in a baking tray and keep them for second proof for around 15-20 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven at 375 f.
  • Once the oven is hot brush your buns with melted butter and bake .
  • It will take around 20-22 minute to bake the buns.Keep an eye they need to look just light brown .Time can vary depending on your oven .
  • Remove it from the oven and let it cool on the wire rack .
  • Your Eggless Ladi Pav /Dinner rolls /Buns are ready to use.
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