Viana Rolls (Kimbula Buns)

May 21, 2018
Kimbula Banis is the name of this bun in Sri Lanka. Its a long and slim bun with some sugar on it. Its a very popular bun among the kids and even the adults.


Ingredients

(makes 4)

250g all purpose flour
2 tsp instant dry yeast
50g sugar
10g butter
150ml warm water
sugar (to sprinkle on top)
2 tbsp milk powder
Water for sprinkling
2tsp salt

Directions


  1. In bowl, mix all the dry ingredients first except water.Gradually add the water little by little until the dough is soft , but not sticky (if dough is sticky add more flour a tablespoon at a time.)
  2. Knead until smooth and elastic, for 8-10 minutes. Continue to knead until a soft ball of dough forms and clears the sides of the bowl. Place the dough in a lightly greased bowl and turn it over so it is completely coated.
  3. Cover with plastic wrap and leave in a warm place to rise until doubled in size, about 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  4. Turn the dough out onto a clean, lightly floured surface. Gently press it all over to remove any air pockets.
  5. Divide the dough in 100g Pieces. Working with one piece at a time.
  6. Take 100g size balls and make rounds and let them rest for 15 minutes.
  7. After 15 minutes roll one ball into a thin triangle shape with a rolling pin .
  8. Then roll the dough tightly from the wider side to the other end like croissants.
  9. Put them on well buttered trays again keep until double in size (about 15-20 min)
  10. Before putting them into the oven brush the tops with water & sprinkle sugar.
  11. Preheat the oven at 200c. Place the baking tray in the middle section and bake for 30-40 min until golden brown. To brown it further on top , broil in the oven for another 4-5 minutes at 150c
  12. Take them out of the oven & rest them for about 10 minutes before serve.

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