How to make Cinnamon Rolls
Add 2 tbsp butter in maida. Also add sugar and dry active yeast and mix really. With help of lukewarm milk knead soft dough. If needed, add 1-2 tsp water. Keep kneading the dough for 5-6 minutes do that it becomes even and soft. Grease the dough with oil from all around and keep it aside for 2 hours so that it ferments and becomes puffy.
After 2 hours knead and panch the dough again. Sprinkle some dry flour on any board or kitchen top. Roll the dough in round shape and place it on dry flour. Flatten it with hands first and sprinkle some more dry flour on it. Now with help of rolling pin roll the dough into rectangular shape with ½ cm thickness, 10 inch broadness and 16 inch length.
Spread butter all over the rolled sheet. Mix cinnamon powder and brown sugar. Leaving ½ inch space on borders spread the mixture all over the surface. Run rolling pin over the cinnamon mixture so that it sticks to butter. Roll the sheet with help of your hands. Make sure while rolling it should not be too tight. Prepare loose rolls.
Cut roll into pieces with 1 inch thickness. Place cinnamon rolls in baking tray at some distance. Cover the tray and keep it aside for 1-1.5 hours. Rolls be get puffy.
Bake cinnamon rolls:
Preheat oven at 180 degree centigrade. Place the tray in oven and bake until rolls get brown from the corners. Mostly cinnamon rolls get baked at 180 degree in 15 minutes. If they still appear white in color bake them for 2-5 minutes more or bake until they get brown in color.
Cinnamon rolls are ready. Mix cardamom and sugar powder and then sprinkle over them. You can also put whipped cream or chocolate over cinnamon rolls before serving.
Due to different models of oven baking time may vary. Bake cinnamon rolls for 10 minutes and then check. Bake cinnamon rolls as per the requirement.
If using salted butter there is no need to add salt in dough but if using unsalted butter then add ¼ tsp salt while kneading dough.