Steamed buns with scallions

For 6 buns Preparation time: 30 min, time to rest 2h, cooking time 20 min


  • For the dough :
  • 225 g milk
  • 1,5 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 375 g flour
  • 2 tsp baker yeast
  • 55 g sugar
  • 2 tbsp roasted sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • For garnish:
  • 80 g chopped scallions
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 tsp toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  1. Mix the yeast with lukewarm milk.
  2. In the bowl of a food processor add the flour, sugar, sesame oil, salt and sesame seeds. Add the yeast milk mixture and knead 5 to 10 min.
  3. Cover with a damp cloth and let it raise for 2 hours in a pre-heated oven to 30 ┬░ C with a bowl of boiling water. The dough will double in volume.
  4. Roll the dough and divide it into 6 equal parts (approx 110g) and form small balls.
  5. Mix the green onions with salt, pepper, sesame seeds and oil and set aside.
  6. Spread each ball of dough in the form of small rectangles.
  7. Cut 8 strips, making sure to leave 1 cm at the top so that they do not come off completely.
  8. Add the green scallions garnish. Grasp the two ends of the dough pull and turn to wrap the dough on itself.
  9. Heat a non-stick pan and add a little olive oil.
  10. Place the breads (flat side) in the pan.
  11. Grill over medium heat 4-5 minutes until the base is golden.
  12. Pour water into the pan up to 1-1.5cm.
  13. Place a lid and cook until evaporated (about 15 minutes).
  14. Take the rolls out of the pan and enjoy hot.