Coconut & pistachio snail buns Recipe

Coconut & pistachio snail buns

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  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1/2 cup of sencha tea, cooled down
  • 30 grams of yeast
  • 1 table spoon of sugar
  • 2 cups of wheat flour plus 2 table spoons
  • 2 table spoons of oil
  • 1 tea spoon of salt


  • coconut flakes
  • pistachio nuts, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of oil

How to make Coconut & pistachio snail buns

  1. Mix 1/2 cup of milk with 2 table spoons of flour, sugar and yeast. Put it in warm place, wait till mixture doubles.
  2. In large bowl sift flour, add salt, 1/2 cup of tea, oil and yeast mixture. Mix well and knead till dough becomes smooth and uniform.
  3. Meanwhile mix meat with soy sauce.
  4. Let it rise about 30 min, knead again and let it rest again.
  5. Divide into 12 balls and let them rise.
  6. Flat each ball of dough, smear with oil, sprinkle with coconut flakes and pistachio nuts, cut into long stripes, stretch and twist around 2 fingers and place the end of dough stripes in the center.

  7. Repeat with remaining dough. Let them rest about 15 min.

  8. Steam about 15 min.

  • muttoneer
    muttoneer says

    This sounds like a really good flavor combination.

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