Cheesy Chicken Dinner Rolls

Here is the recipe of a delicious Cheesy Chicken Dinner Rolls . These dinner rolls stuffed with chicken and cheese is simply WOW !! These are perfect for light dinner, snacking, lunch box, picnics, parties , family get together , ifthar …you name the occasion ; these dinner rolls fit in perfectly !

Preparation time : 25 minutes

Resting time : 2 hours

Baking time : 30 minutes

Makes : 10 dinner rolls


For the dough :

  1. Maida / all purpose flour – 2 cups
  2. instant yeast – 1 teaspoon
  3. sugar – 1 tablespoon
  4. salt – 1 teaspoon
  5. oil – 3 tablespoon
  6. milk – 1/2 cup
  7. egg – 1

For the chicken filling :

  1. Chicken breast – 200gms
  2. onion – 1 medium
  3. carrot – 1/2
  4. capsicum – 1/2
  5. pepper powder – 1 teaspoon
  6. turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  7. parsley – 1 teaspoon
  8. Chilly sauce – 2 teaspoon
  9. oregano – 1/4 teaspoon
  10. maida – 1 teaspoon
  11. salt
  12. butter – 2 tablespoon

For the dinner rolls :

  1. shredded mozzarella cheese
  2. sesame seeds


To Prepare the dough :-

  • Beat the egg well.
  • Transfer all the ingredients mentioned under “for the dough” one by one to a mixing bowl. Mix it well to form a sticky dough. Cover and let it rest on a warm place for 1.5 to 2 hours. (Don’t forget to retain 1 tablespoon of egg for later use)

To Prepare the chicken filling :-

  • Clean and cut the chicken breast into chunk cubes. Cook it with 1 teaspoon pepper and salt. Shred it once cooled. (Retain the chicken stock)
  • Heat butter in a pan. saute chopped onions until soft. add in julienne cut carrots. sauce on medium heat for a while. Then add chopped capsicum. Saute well.
  • Add pepper powder , turmeric powder , parsley and salt. Combine well.
  • Add shredded chicken. Mix well.
  • Add maida. give it a good mix. Add 1/2 cup stock. saute until it dries out.
  • finally add chilly sauce and oregano. Mix well and remove from the flame.

To make dinner rolls :-

  • Take the dough. dust the kneading pad /area with flour. Knead the dough again well.
  • Divide the dough into 10 equal portions.
  • Flatten a portion/ball as thin as possible.
  • Place chicken filling and mozzarella cheese . Roll it and secure well.
  • Place it in a greased baking dish. Cover and let it rest for another 30 minutes. (Make sure to leave some space between the rolls as they tend to rise a little)
  • Pre heat the oven to 180 degrees for 10 minutes.
  • Brush the rolls with the retained 1 tablespoon of beaten egg. Sprinkle some sesame seeds on top.
  • Bake it for 25 – 30 minutes. It will turn golden on top.

Delicious Cheesy Chicken Dinner Rolls are ready !!! Serve it and enjoy !

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