10 ingredients Quinoa Chia Dinner Rolls are irresistible when fresh out of the oven. Its made with a combination of whole grains and protein rich superfood. These are soft, fluffy and chewy with easy steps to make.
It is true that baking is an art, whether it’s a dessert or any kind of breads. I have always been skeptical about using yeast not because of anything else but because of the time factor.
It took me a while to get used to baking with yeast. In my endeavor I found a my way out and decided to use rapid rise yeast. Its great for first time bakers. Also, its super easy to use.
Therefore, I recipes tested these dinner rolls and to my surprise they came out so perfect.
Now, that I got a hand of it I am totally delighted to make these homemade dinner rolls frequently andkep them stocekd in my home.
This way whenever I crave for carbohydrates I have healthier ones ready for my meals.
Cooking healthier food is my passion and coming up with new recipes of my own is what I enjoy and this motivates me to bring new healthy recipes for you all.
So therefore, my other baked breads that you might like are:
I was asked by my very good friend to bake some dinner rolls for her and she requested me to bake something with yeast.
Hence, after innumerous practice I am here to this this quinoa chia dinner rolls recipe with you all.
Ingredients you will need:
- Quinoa flour
- Wheat bran
- Rapid rise yeast
- Dairy free milk
- Chia seeds
- Maple syrup
- Whole wheat flour
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- Quinoa flour – its a whole grain that is gluten free in nature. It is high in protein and fiber and has complex carbohydrates. Moreover, its great for baking and binding.
- Wheat bran – its a wheat fiber which is extracted in the process of milling. It is very nutritious and further helps in binding.
- chia seeds – its a vegan superfood and is a great egg replacer. It adds a lot of health to this dinner rolls recipe like protein, fiber and omega3.
- walnut oil – its extracted from walnuts and is high in omega3. However, you may use olive oil or any other oil of your choice here.
- whole wheat flour – I used it to bind this recipe well and make it firmer so that it has a longer shelf life.
How to make quinoa chia dinner rolls
Firstly, I combined dry ingredients in a mixing bowl along with the dry yeast and mixed it with a spoon.
Secondly, I warmed up the liquid ingredients in a microwave and measured the temperature with a kitchen thermometer.
Next, I combined the dry and liquid ingredinets together with a spoon.
Then, I folded in whole wheat flour and I kneaded it inot a dough.
Thereafter, I covered the dough for 5 minutes and let it rest.
Afterwards, I made 12 round balls out the the dough.
Then, I let it rest covered for 40 minutes or until they were double the size.
Once, all the balls rose perfectly, I brushed its top with dairy free milk and sprinkled some more chia seeds on it.
Then, I placed it in the middle rack of the oven and baked it for 20-25 minutes or until the top was golden in color.
Once done, I turned it off and took it out.
Personally, I immediately pulled out a dinner roll and enjoyed it warm.
It was an instant hit and was all gone within minutes. I bake them on my other friend’s demand quite often
- Make sure to measure the temperature of liquid ingredients with a kitchen thermometer.
- It is important to combine the dry and the liquid ingredients while its still warm. Do not let it cool down or yeast will not work as expected.
These taste best when served the same day but the leftovers can be stored for4-5 days at room temperature in an air tight container.
I made them with the combination of whole grains, fiber and protein. These have complex carbohydrates which is very much needed by our body. These also have healthy fats and therefore, these rolls can be enjoyed frequently in moderation.
You may place them in a toasted oven for 1-2 minutes to warm up.
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Quinoa Chia Dinner Rolls
- In a large mixing bowl combine quinoa flour, wheat bran, salt and dry undissolved yeast. Mix well with a spoon.
- In a microwavable bowl combine dairy free milk, water, chia seeds, walnut oil, maple syrup and heat for 1-2 minutes (measure with a kitchen thermometer up to 110 degree Fahrenheit).
- Pour the liquid ingredients into the dry ingredients and beat at medium speed for 2 minutes. Now add whole wheat flour and make dough out of it. On a dusted surface knead the dough for 5 minutes or until smooth.
- On a dusted surface knead the dough for 5 minutes or until smooth. In a greased bowl turn the dough once so as to coat it with oil. Cover and let it rest for 10 minutes.
- Now, divide the dough into 12 equal parts and make balls out of each part. Place the balls in a greased round pan. Cover and let it rise in a warm place for 40 minutes or until double in size.
- Preheat the oven at 375 degree Fahrenheit. Brush the top of the rolls with little coconut milk and sprinkle more chia seeds. Place the pan in the middle rack of the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown in color. Turn off the oven, take out the pan, cool it on the wire rack and enjoy.
- Make sure the temperature of the liquid is close to accurate for a good rise.
- I used Fleischmann’s Rapid Rise Instant yeast (fast acting) that comes in sachet.
- These rolls taste best when consumed the same day but can be stored in an air tight container at room temperature for 4-5 days.
- This recipe makes 12 rolls and the serving size is 1 roll per person.