Dinner Rolls, Eggless Rolls with Yeast

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Oct. 14, 2016

Super-charge your baking skills with these sumptuous Dinner Rolls! It is essential to learn to make Dinner Rolls, if you want to boast of making your own breads and buns, as it is a versatile bread that can be served with soups and pasta. This recipe is a quick one to make Dinner Rolls without eggs and with yeast. The first step, of course, is to learn how to handle the yeast. You must dissolve it in warm water, and not hot or cold water, in order to activate it properly. Once the yeast froths, prepare the dough and proceed. Getting the proper shape requires a bit of practice, but it is totally worth the efforts! You will thoroughly enjoy the buttery, herby taste of these warm, soft rolls.


Plain flour 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Soft butter 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Instant dry yeast 2 Teaspoon
Sugar 2 Teaspoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Milk To Taste (for brushing)
Butter To Taste (for brushing)
Mixed herbs To Taste (for sprinkling)



1. Combine the yeast, sugar and 2 tbsp of warm water in a small bowl, mix well and cover it with a lid and keep aside for 10 minutes.

2. Combine the plain flour, 1 tbsp butter, salt and yeast-sugar mixture in a deep bowl and knead it into soft dough using approx. ½ cup of warm water.

3. Cover the dough with a damp muslin cloth and keep aside for 1 hour.

4. Preheat the oven at 200°C.



5. Knead the dough again using the remaining 1/2 tbsp of butter till smooth.

6. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions.

7. Roll a portion of the dough into a 250 mm. (10”) to 300 mm. (12”) thin rope.

8. Hold the 2 ends and overlap each other to make a cross.

9. Again hold the 2 ends and make one more cross and seal both the ends at the bottom.

10. Repeat steps 6 to 8 to make 5 more rolls.

11. Place them on a greased baking tray, cover with a damp muslin cloth and keep aside in a warm place for 30 minutes.

12. Apply the milk evenly over it using a brush. Sprinkle little mixed herbs evenly over them.

13. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 20 minutes.


14. Brush them immediately with butter and serve hot.


Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 3

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 354Calories from Fat 66

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.3%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 648 mg27%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet