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Siddu /Sidu is steamed bread made from flour and yeast. They can be baked or steamed
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Siddu /Sidu Steamed Bread for #BreadBakers

Siddu /Sidu is steamed bread from Himachal Pradesh a beautiful state in India.
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Appetizers-Starters, Bachelor Recipes, Baked, Brunch, Healthy Foods, Kid-Friendly, Protein Rich Diet, Simple and Healthy Diet
Cuisine: Indian, North Indian
Keyword: Bread, Himachal Pradesh Cuisine, Indian Cuisine, Siddu, Steamed
Servings: 15 servings
Author: ArchanaPotdar


  • Bowl for mixing
  • chutney jar of mixer/blender
  • Rolling Pin
  • Steamer


For the Dough:

  • 2 cups wheat flour
  • 2 tsp instant yeast
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 cup water lukewarm
  • 1/2 tsp Salt

For the Stuffing:

  • 250 grams paneer/cottage cheese
  • 10-15 Green chillies
  • 50 grams corn boiled
  • 50 grams green peas boiled
  • 100 grams Walnuts
  • 5-6 Garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp haldi/turmeric powder
  • Coriander leaves a few springs
  • Pudina/mint a few leaves
  • 1 tsp dhania/ coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Chaat masala
  • 1 tsp amchur powder/dry mango powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli powder
  • Salt to Taste


Getting the Dough Ready:

  • In a big bowl mix the wheat flour and yeast add a little sugar and salt.
  • Add enough water to make soft dough.
  • Knead well for at least 15 minutes.
  • Leave the dough covered in a well oiled vessel to rise for 4-5 hours or till double.

For Stuffing:

  • In the mixer jar grind coarsely the green peas, green chillies, walnuts and the rest of the ingredients except the paneer.
  • Transfer to a bowl of mashed paneer and salt mix well.

To make the Siddu:

  • Make small balls of the dough dip in flour and roll out to a small disc. Traditionally this is done by hand. The size of the disc can be about the 5 centimeters.
  • Spread about 2 tablespoons of the stuffing in the centre of the disc leave about 1/2 cm at the edge.
  • Fold the dough in half fold the edge back over on itself then pinch the edges to firmly seal.
  • Steam the siddu a lightly greased steamer or bake in the oven at about 180Deg Centigrade and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Enjoy hot with Chutney or Desi Ghee!!