Congress Buns Recipe

A simple and tasty snack, Congress Buns that is very popular in Karnataka and sold by bakery shops. Easy to make and delicious to eat, do make it for your evening snacks with a cup of Tea or Coffee.

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Congress Buns Recipe
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Congress Buns Recipe is classic snack made in Karnataka. It is one of the invention of V.B Bakery that was started in Bengaluru by one of the very old family to create a Bakery shop who sold pastries and baked goods.

The name congress buns originated from the peanut masala that they used to fill in between the buns and sell. This became famous and thus every bakery started incorporating it in their list.

Serve the Congress Buns Recipe as a snack to children after school or as an Party Appetizer or along with a hot cup of Masala Chai for your evening snacks.

If you are looking for more Appetizer Recipes, here are some that you can make for your House Parties:

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  3. Sichuan Style Chilli Potato Recipe

Cuisine: South Karnataka
Course: Appetizer
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

40 M


4 Servings


  • 4 Burger buns , or masala buns
  • 4 tablespoon Green Chutney (Coriander & Mint)
  • 1 Onion , thinly sliced
  • 1 Carrot (Gajjar) , grated
  • 2 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped
  • For congress peanuts
  • 1 cup Raw Peanuts (Moongphali) , toasted
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 2 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • pinch Asafoetida (hing)
  • Salt and Pepper , to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Oil

How to make Congress Buns Recipe

  1. To begin making the Congress Buns Recipe, firstly we will make the peanut masala. Heat a skillet with little oil, add curry leaves, asafoetida, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt and peanuts and give it a toss for few seconds.

  2. Once done let it cool down, and using your hand mix all the masala properly into the peanuts and also make the curry leaves into small pieces. Keep it aside.

  3. Next, cut the buns into half and toast it on the tawa with a little butter till it is brown.

  4. Now to assemble, apply the chutney, then add the masala peanuts, sprinkle grated carrot, sliced onions and sprinkle coriander leaves and serve.

  5. Serve the Congress Buns Recipe as a snack to children after school or as an Party Appetizer or along with a hot cup of Masala Chai for your evening snacks: