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Basic Homemade Bread Recipe

Basic Homemade Bread is a popular Indian Bread
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Family friendly Recipe
Course :
Bread Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Bake Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 10
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 2.5 cups (250 g) - plain flour
  • 4 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 1 tsp - Dry yeast (or 2 tsp - fresh yeast)
  • 3 tsp - Sugar
  • 1/2 cup - water
  • 1/2 cup - Milk water (to knead)
  • How to Make Basic Homemade Bread:

    1. Warm 1/2 a cup of water and milk together.
    2. Add sugar and yeast.
    3. Cover and keep aside for 15 minutes.
    4. When yeast is fully dissolved and frothy, it is ready to use.
    5. Mix salt and flour in a large bowl.
    6. Add 1 tbsp of oil, making a well in the centre.
    7. Add yeast mixture to the flour.
    8. Knead into a very soft dough.
    9. Knead for 5-7 minutes, till it is not sticky.
    10. Grease a large bowl, place dough in it, cover and keep aside for 1.5 hours.
    11. Apply 1 tbsp of oil, punch dough for 3-4 minutes.
    12. Grease a baking sheet or bread tin well.
    13. Using remaining oil, shape the dough in desired shapes.
    14. Keep aside covered, to rest for 1 hour.
    15. Bake in a preheated oven at 200 degree C for 10-15 minutes or till golden.
    16. Just 1 or 2 minutes prior to removing, brush with a little milk.
    17. Allow to cool a bit, before transferring to racks, for cooling well.
    18. Cut into slices or as desired.


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