Roasted Paan Recipe

Roasted Paan Recipe

How To Make Roasted Paan

Don’t be fooled by appearances. This roasted paan is highly flavorful and filling. This Sri Lankan breakfast staple is buttery and soft. Try it with tea.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 1 hour 5 minutes



  • 2lbflour
  • 1tbspyeast
  • 1/4cupbutter
  • 1tbspsalt
  • 1/4cupsugar
  • 4tbsplukewarm waterfor the yeast
  • 2cupslukewarm waterfor the dough


  • 1/4cupflour
  • 1/2cupbutter
  • 1tbspolive oil


  1. Mix yeast and sugar with water and let it bloom for 10 to 15 minutes.

  2. Combine together flour, butter, salt, water, and the yeast mixture into a dough. Knead well.

  3. Rest the dough for 1 hour in a slightly warm, dry place. Cover with a wet towel.

  4. Once the dough has doubled in size, knead again.

  5. Separate the dough into balls and let them rest for 15 minutes in a flat oven pan.

  6. Knead the balls into squares with a slight dome on the top. Now, apply the oil trick mixture on the top of the dough balls.

  7. Place all the shaped dough balls in a 7-inch baking tray.

  8. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Once preheated, bake bread for 20 to 25 minutes.

  9. After 25 minutes, take the bread tray out of the oven and separate the bread pieces while hot. Lay them on a flat oven tray.

  10. Place the tray back in the oven until the tops turn golden brown, roughly 15 minutes.

  11. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 623.55kcal
  • Fat: 20.21g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.36g
  • Trans Fat: 0.70g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.87g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.31g
  • Carbohydrates: 96.39g
  • Fiber: 3.57g
  • Sugar: 6.57g
  • Protein: 12.91g
  • Cholesterol: 45.75mg
  • Sodium: 499.20mg
  • Calcium: 25.54mg
  • Potassium: 145.19mg
  • Iron: 1.43mg
  • Vitamin A: 145.56µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.00mg
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