Siddu /Sidu Steamed Bread for #BreadBakers
Siddu /Sidu is steamed bread from Himachal Pradesh a beautiful state in India.
Servings: 15 servings
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.
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!!