Puffy garlic buns: how to prepare a successful side dish for borscht

Tetiana KoziukLS Food
Recipe for garlic buns. Source: cdn.com

Garlic buns are an alternative to bread and a delicious addition to borscht and soup. They are best made from yeast dough, which makes the pastry rise well, airy and fluffy.

Food blogger Yuliia Mikulich shared a recipe for garlic buns for borscht on her Instagram page.

Recipe for garlic yeast buns



  • water - 100 g
  • milk - 60 g
  • sugar - 1/2 tbsp.
  • dry yeast - 1 tsp.
  • salt - 1/2 tsp.
  • oil - 1 tbsp
  • flour - 260 g

Garlic sauce:

  • garlic - 3-5 cloves
  • salt
  • oil - 1 tbsp
  • water - 1 tbsp
  • herbs

Method of preparation:

1. To prepare the dough, mix water with milk and heat until warm.

2. Dissolve sugar in the warm liquid, add yeast, mix and cover. Leave for 10-15 minutes.

Dry yeast dough for the dish

3. Add salt and oil to the dough. Then add flour in parts. Knead the dough with a whisk while it is still liquid, then continue on a work surface with your hands. Knead the dough for about 7-10 minutes, constantly adding a little flour. The dough should be soft and elastic.

4. Put the dough in a deep bowl, cover with a towel and place in a warm place. It should triple in volume.

Garlic buns in the oven

5. Knead the dough a little again and divide it into 9 pieces. Form a ball from each. Put them on a baking sheet covered with paper.

6. Put the buns on it and leave in a warm place for 30 minutes.

7. Before baking, brush the buns with an egg. Bake at 180 degrees for 15-16 minutes.

Garlic sauce for the dish

8. Meanwhile, prepare the sauce. Combine grated garlic, oil, water, salt and herbs. Brush the buns with the sauce immediately after baking.

Other News

Chickpeas help lower cholesterol levels

What are the benefits of chickpeas and how to cook them: important tips and examples of recipes

It contains nutrients that are essential for maintaining good health
How to choose a sweet cherry

How to choose nitrate-free cherries: 3 ways

Be sure to pay attention to this