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Focaccia - with Red Onion

Focaccia - with Red Onion is a popular Continental Bread
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1 hour 30 minutes
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Serves 5


1.5 cup - bread flour

3/4 tbsp - instant Yeast

3 tbsp - Olive oil

1/2 cup - warm water + more if needed

1/4 tsp - Sugar

Salt as needed

1 - Onion


  1. Place flour, yeast, 2 tbsp olive oil, sugar and 1/2 the salt in a large bowl. Mix thoroughly.
  2. Mix warm water and gather to make a non-sticky dough.
  3. Knead well for 5 minutes to make it smooth.
  4. Grease the bowl and place the dough covered with a cling wrap.
  5. Set aside for 1.5 hours to let it rise.
  6. After the dough has risen, punch it down again.
  7. Roll it to a thick flat bread in desired shape and place it over a lined, well-greased baking tray. Let it sit or another 1/2 hour.
  8. Meanwhile, slice onion and mix it with a tbsp of oil.
  9. Till then (1/2 hour) the dough would have risen a little bit and now, make shallow dips using your finger.
  10. Generously drizzle olive oil and spread the sliced onion and sprinkle salt over it.
  11. Pre heat oven to 200 degrees C and bake the bread for 15 - 18 minutes or until the focaccia freely moves in the baking sheet.
  12. Let it cool over a wire rack and cut it into squares to serve.
  13. Recipe courtesy: Rak's Kitchen


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