Home made loaf with the flavours of fresh mint and coriander and zing of green chillies is to die for.
Whole wheat flour ..... 1 cup
White flour/ maida .... 1 cup
Yeast ................. 1 tablet of 15 gms (I used fresh yeast..you may use dry yeast if you want to)
Sugar ............. 1 tsp
Salt ................ 1 tsp
Oil/ghee ................. 1 tbsp
Warm water or milk to knead ( you can use both, half and half)
How to make the dough.
Mix the 2 flours together. Make a hole in the center and crumble the fresh yeast. Put sugar on top of the yeast. Sprinkle salt on the sides. There should be no contact between the salt and the yeast for better results. Now knead the dough using warm water/milk/both mixed. Add oil and knead it well. Leave the dough covered in a warm place to rise until double.In summer it rises easily. In winters I heat the oven a bit and keep it inside for rising.
For the Masala:
Fresh coriander .... 1/2 cup
Mint leaves .......... handful
Spring onion ....... 1/4 cup
Green chillies ...... 2-3
Grated ginger ..... 1 tbsp
Garlic crushed ... 1 tbsp
All the vegetables should be chopped very finely and make upto 1 cup.
Mix them and set aside until the flour rises. Squeeze out the water completely before using them. ( You can add this flavourful water to your sabzi or dal.)
1. When the dough rises to double, take it out.
2. Spread it or roll it on the kitchen platform and spread the masala.
3. Fold it into the shape of a bread loaf or the shape of the tin that you are using.
4. Grease the tin and put the masala stuffed dough and keep it covered in a warm place to rise to double again.
5. Brush it with egg white (vegetarians can use milk for brushing).
6. Bake it in the pre-heated oven for about 20 -25 minutes.
Note: the baking time varies a bit always depending on the kind of oven...sp please check it out.
Enjoy a slice of spicy bread with your hot cuppa !
Enjoy a slice of spicy bread with your hot cuppa !
hey this is great. i need this baking dabba. tell me can i make this in my convection wala microwave. since there is no egg involved wud love to try making one small one atleast for a startReplyDelete
i m just more confused about the kind of crockery to use in my microwave oven for cookin and baking :(
hope someone can guide me on this
Yes Meena you can make it in the convection mode. In the microwave you can use any crockery for warming the food but no metals, whereas in convection you can use metal moulds for baking.Delete
wow.. masala bread.. i love it..ReplyDelete
I am sure to make a mess of it , if i try it out :)ReplyDelete
but it looks yummy and lovely
No you will not go wrong if you try Bikramjit.. I am sure of that.Delete
What a tempting loaf! I love the masala filling swirled through the middle - I bet this smells absolutely fabulous while it is baking. Such a wonderful loaf, thank you for sharing! =)ReplyDelete
Yes it smells awesome.. fresh mint and coriander flavoursDelete
Hi Shobha ,ReplyDelete
looks AAAwesome and Great effort!!!
Hard working = Shobha :)))
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I am a big fan of herbs and savory flavorings in breads and your recipe looks great. Thank you for all of the detailed step by step photos and explanations.ReplyDelete
Then you will surely love this masala loafDelete
Perfectly baked bread..ReplyDelete
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interesting masala bread.....looks yummy :)ReplyDelete
glad u liked itDelete
Almost makes me want to go off my diet!! Looks so good! I wouldn't add the ginger thou, my hubby doesn't like ginger. What other spice would you suggest in it's place or would it be OK without it?ReplyDelete
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You can skip ginger.. no problem at all.Delete
lovely masala bread!ReplyDelete
Perfectly baked bread loaf...looks goodReplyDelete
Thank u KaveriDelete
Your bread looks delicious & flavorful, great post! Dear Shobha ji, I've shared an award with you. Please come by and pick it up :)ReplyDelete
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Wow Ambreen .. thanks for the honour.Delete
Glad you liked the bread recipe.
Perfect bread. Thx for linking.ReplyDelete
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My pleasure VardhiniDelete
Welcome back to Blog Hop Saturday! I'm catching up on visiting.
There is nothing like the smell of fresh bread baking or the taste when it comes out of the oven. I've never had masala bread loaf, but this looks delicious. Next time you make it, make extra for me (smile).
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True.. freshly baked breads and the aroma of it in the kitchen is Divine.Delete
Hi, I'm dropping by via BYOB. This is so beautiful! I can imagine the green swirls of the Masala.ReplyDelete
Thanks for dropping by and liking my recipeDelete
Looks good and easy to make! Must try this.. tho hv never made bread yet.ReplyDelete
Do try.. you will love itDelete