Dilkush / Coconut stuffed buns (eggless)

dilkush bun recipe

Dilkush is a famous pastry with sweet filling.A delicious soft buns with a mixture of tutti frutti,cashews,coconut and sugar as filling.You can also use other nuts of your choice and if you like cherries too.Any ordinary n=bun ecipe can be used to make them.These stuffed buns famous in my native place Virudhunagar and they are called as Thengai Bun which means Coconut Bun.Such an easy bun with colorful filling,perfect for any party!

PREPARATION TIME : 15 MINS

DOUGH RISING TIME : 1 HOUR

BAKING TIME : 18-20 MINS ,190 DEGREE C

YIELDS : 2

dilkush buns

INGREDIENTS

FOR MAKING DOUGH

2 & 1/2 cups all purpose flour

2 & 1/2 tsp yeast

1/2 cup milk

1/3 cup water

1/4 cup butter

1/4 cup sugar

1/4 tsp salt

FOR THE FILLING

1/4 cup cashews

1/2 up tutti frutti

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup grated coconut

1 tsp cardamom powder

dilkush recipe

METHOD

Mix flour and salt together in a wide bowl.Add milk to it.

add maida,milk

Add water and butter.

add water and butter

Add sugar and bring it to luke warm until the butter melts and sugar dissolves.

add sugar and bring it to luke warm

Now add the yeast and let it rest for 5 mins.Add this to the flour.

add yeast and wait for 10 mins

Make soft smooth dough and let it rest for an hour until it doubles in size.

let it rise for an hour

Now add the cashews,tutti frutti in a bowl.

add cashews and tutti frutti

Add coconut and cardamom powder to it.

add coconut and cardamom powder

Finally add sugar and mix them gently.

add sugar and mix well

After an hour ,take the dough and knead it to remove the air and make 4 equal sized balls.Roll out one of the ball like how we make chapathis.

make 4 equal sized balls

Fill them with the sweet mixture and spread it evenly leaving an inch gap at the edges.Brush the edges with water and close it with another rolled out dough.

roll out the dough,add the filling and close with another rolled dough...seal the edges

Seal the edges well.

seal the edges perfectly

Preheat your oven to 190 degree C and bake for 18-20 mins.

grease the tray and bake for 16-18 mins on 190 degree C

Dilkush is now ready to serve.

dilkush 1

TAKE CARE TIPS

Do not add yeast to hot mixture for it will kill the yeast.I have used instant yeast here.

Seal the edges properly so that the fillings doesn’t come out while baking.

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