Kashmiri Bakery Sesame Ring Buns Telvur

Telvur or Telvor is a baked donut shaped round buns with lot of sprinkled white Sesame seeds which gives it a distinct flavour.Its a bakery item that is usually availing in the evening hours from a local baker known as  Kandur.These Telvur are crisp outside and soft stretchy from inside.Come let’s make this authentic Kashmiri baked recipe which you can compare with a Turkish bread or American Bagels.

Ingredients:-( Serves 8 )

  • 2 cup Refined flour / Maida
  • 1 tsp Sugar / Chini
  • 1 tsp Dry active Yeast
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 3/4 cup hot Water to knead
  • Water to boil
  • Some Sesame seeds / Safad Till
  • Little Milk

Method:-

  1. In the flour mix Salt and then making a space in between drop Sugar & Yeast.
  2. Adding hot Water mix Sugar & Yeast together,then mix this in the flour.
  3. Adding whole of Water occasionally you will get a sticky dough.
  4. Drop this dough over a greased kitchen counter,stretch & knead for 5-7 minutes otero until the dough comes together as a smooth ball.
  5. Put the dough ball in a greased bowl and apply little Oil over it to keep it moist.
  6. Cover with a plastic wrap to prove for 90 minutes to an hour in a warm place.
  7. Punch down the dough and divide in eight ball portions With help of your finger give dough balls a donut shape and then again cover these made Telvur donuts with a kitchen towel to prove 30 minutes.
  8. Add the Telvur donuts to boiling Water and boil just for a minute on each side.
  9. Strain out and keep to dry each side 5-7 minutes.
  10. Give a Milk wash and sprinkle Sesame seeds.
  11. Bake at 220°C for 35-40 minutes.
  12. Serve hot & fresh .

Tips :-

  • Proofing time depends on the weather of your place; if weather is hot it will rake less time & if it’s cold dough will take more time to prove.
  • Intermittently we used 1 tbsp of Oil mentioned in the ingredients.
  • Boiling helps to get a crisp crust and stretchy texture to Telvur.
  • Serve with Kashmiri Kahwa or pink Sheer chai.

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