p/s: the super fussy one in my house loves this bun very much, she adores the flower shape especially. She enjoys peeling out the 'flower' strands and eat 'em up one by one. The joy of watching her gulping down the bun is priceless. You will only understand it if you too, have a fussy one at home. =p
225g / 2 cup
- 2 tablespoon sesame oil
- 2 tablespoons of chopped spring onion
a pinch of
Mix all the dough ingredients together and knead the dough until it become smooth (around 10 minutes). The dough will be a bit sticky at first, it will get less sticky as you knead on.
Place the dough in a bowl, cover the bowl and leave it to rise until double in size.
Mix the sesame oil with a pinch of salt, set aside.
Divide the dough into 12 pieces.
Roll each pieces into rectangular shape.
Cut the dough as shown.
Brush the surface of the dough with salted sesame oil and sprinkle some spring onion on top.
Twist the dough.
Tie a knot with the dough as shown in the picture/video.
Let the dough rest for another 10 minutes. Steam over high heat for 12 minutes.