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Miss those yummy Iyengar Bakery Aloo Bun/Palya Bun from Namma Bengaluru here!So this was my first try at baking them here..wasn't bad for first time trial:) INGREDIENTS: Potatoes - 3 large Onion - 2 large Oil - 3 Tbsp  Green chillies - 6 to 8 (finely cut) Salt - to taste Mustard seeds - 1 tsp Curry leaves - a few  Coriander leaves - 1 cup finely chopped For the Bun dough: All purpose flour /Maida - 3 cups Salt - 1 1/2 tsp Dry yeast - 2 1/2 tsp Water - 1 cup luke warm Milk - 1/4 cup (luke warm) Butter - 1/4 cup melted Sugar - 2 tsp For Brushing the bun before baking: 1 Tbsp of milk + 1 Tbsp oil HOW TO MAKE: For the filling to be used inside the buns: Boil potatoes. Peel them and mash them coarsely. In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds. When they start sputtering, add green chillies and curry leaves. When they are done, add onions and saute them until translucent. Add salt and mix well. Now add in the mashed potatoes.  Garnish wi