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Eggless Tiger / Giraffe Rolls


For The Rolls

  • Lukewarm Water-1cup
  • Flour-3 1/2cups
  • Butter-2tbs
  • Curd/Yogurt-1/4cup
  • BakingPowder-1tsp
  • Sugar-1/4cup
  • Salt-1 1/4tsp
  • Instant Yeast-1tbs

For The Dutch Crunch Topping

  • Instant Yeast- 2tbs
  • Warm Water-1 1/2cup
  • Sugar-2tbs
  • Oil-2tbs
  • Salt-1/2tsp
  • Rice Flour-1 1/2cups


For The Rolls

  • 1. In a large bowl mix flour, sugar, yeast, salt and baking powder.
  • 2. Add in curd and butter and mix well.
  • 3. Add warm water and mix a slightly sticky dough.
  • 4. Transfer dough to the counter and knead it for 10 minutes until the dough is soft, smooth and elastic.
  • 5. Oil a bowl and place the dough inside. Roll it to coat it with oil.
  • 6. Cover with cling wrap and allow the dough to rise for 1 hour.
  • 7. When the dough is double in volume, punch the dough to remove air.
  • 8. Divide it into 8 equal parts.
  • 9. Roll each portion into a perfect roll with in your palm.
  • 10. Place the rolls on a greased baking tray 2" apart.
  • 11. Cover with a towel and allow it to rise for 15 minutes.

For The Dutch Crunch Topping

  • 1. Mix all the ingredients to form a loose paste.
  • 2. Keep it covered for 15minutes.

For assembling

  • 1. Beat the topping mixture to remove air.
  • 2. Coat the top of rolls with a generous amount of paste.
  • 3. Let it stand for 20minutes.
  • 4. By the time preheat oven to 180C.
  • 5. Place the tray in the middle rack and bake the rolls until nicely coloured.
  • 6. The top starts ccracking after 5-8minutes of baking.
  • 7. When the top looks golden, remove from oven and cool on wire rack.
  • 8. Serve it with butter/ jam.