Vegan Turmeric Dinner Rolls

For the full experience, make this recipe with the Drop Recipes app.

recipe by Tenina Holder

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    3hrs 15mins
  • Serves icon
  • Calories icon

These vegan buns/rolls are so soft and amazing and stay fresh for easily a week. They are a little bit sweet so work very well as dinner rolls.

recipe updated Apr 9, 2020


  • Bread flour icon
    Bread flour
    360g (about 3 cups)
  • Raw cane sugar icon
    Raw cane sugar
    30g (about 2⅛ tbsp)
  • Coconut milk icon
    Coconut milk
    335ml (1½ cups)
  • Ground turmeric icon
    Ground turmeric
    12 tsp (27g)
  • Ground ginger icon
    Ground ginger
    about ½ tsp (1g)
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    about ½ tsp (1g)
  • Ground cardamom icon
    Ground cardamom
    about ½ tsp (1g)
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    about ½ tsp (1g)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    1 pinch
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    27ml (1¾ tbsp)
  • Dried yeast icon
    Dried yeast
    2 tsp (8g)
  • Sesame seeds icon
    Sesame seeds
    as needed


  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Pastry brush
  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Work surface
  • kCook icon Tm5 bowl

Step preview

  1. Add bread flour, raw cane sugar and coconut milk to the TM5 bowl
  2. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  3. Cook and let cool - approx 3 min, 80°C, speed 3
  4. Then add bread flour, ground turmeric, ground ginger, ground cinnamon, ground cardamom, black pepper, sea salt, extra virgin olive oil, coconut milk and dried yeast to the dough
  5. Blend - approx 10 sec, speed 6
  6. Knead - approx 4 min, dough
  7. Flour a clean work surface
  8. Transfer dough to work surface
  9. Shape into balls
  10. Line a clean baking sheet with parchment paper
  11. Transfer dough to baking sheet and cover
  12. Brush
  13. Sprinkle with sesame seeds
  14. Prove until doubled - approx 2 hr
  15. Bake - 15 min, 180°C
  16. Serve
Open in app

Download the free Drop Recipes app to follow this recipe step by step in your kitchen.