For the Sesame paste
1Take a heavy bottom saucepan. Toast the sesame seeds on very low flame for 4-5 minutes. Turn off the heat. Let it cool.
2Grind it in a mixer without water until the oil comes out. Add honey and grind it until smooth.
3Store it in a airtight bottle. Can be refrigerated.
For the dough
1Mix all the dry ingredients in a stand mixer bowl on medium speed.
2Add water, egg , molasses and sesame paste.
3Knead for 10-12 minutes.
4Add refined oil.
5Knead for another 5-6 minutes.
6Cover the bowl with cling film. Let the dough rise.
7Let it double in volume.
8Punch down the dough gently. Knead for a minute or two.
9Divide the dough into equal portions each weighing 40 gms each.
10Shape each portion into a ball.
11Grease and dust a rectangular tin.
12Transfer these balls to the prepared tin.
13Let it proof.
14Preheat the oven at 180 degrees C.
15Place the tin into the oven. Bake for 18-20 minutes.
16Take the buns out . Apply butter liberally.