Potato Bread

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves:8
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 500 g - self raising flour.
  • 10 g - active dried yeast.
  • 3 - medium potatoes, boiled, mashed.
  • 2 cups approx. - water or vegetable stock.
  • 3 flakes - garlic, crushed.
  • 3 - green chillies, finely chopped.
  • 1 tbsp - Basil chopped.
  • 1 tbsp - dill, fennel or Thyme leaves chopped.
  • 1 tbsp - Spring onions chopped.
  • 1/2 cup - grated cheese.
  • 1/2 tsp - each black and white poppy seeds.
  • Flour for dusting.
  • 1 tbsp - oil.
  • 2 tsp - salt.
  • 1/2 tsp - sugar.

How to Make Potato Bread

  • Mix flour, salt, yeast and sugar in a large bowl.
  • Break up mashed potato and put over flour.
  • Mix into flour with light hand.
  • Add tepid stock little by little, kneading to a soft smooth dough.
  • Add herbs, spring onions, chillies, garlic and cheese. Knead again to a smooth dough.
  • When dough is a nice smooth lump make a depressing in centre.
  • Pour in oil, knead slowly into dough.
  • When oil is absorbed and dough is smooth and elastic rub with greased palms.
  • Place dough in a large, greased bowl. Cover bowl with cellophane.
  • Keep in dark dry place like a switched off oven.
  • Allow to prove for 1 hour or till dough doubles in volume.
  • Punch down again. Shape into log, plait or a rectangle to fit a bread box.
  • Sprinkle remaining cheese, and top with poppy seeds.
  • Keep aside again for 30-40 mins or till dough rises double in size.
  • Preheat oven and bake at 250 C for 30 mins and 200 C for 5-7 minutes.
  • Invert bread carefully. Check if hollow and bake inverted for 5-7 mins.
  • Bread should have a smooth golden crust.
  • Cool to a warm temperature before slicing as required.
  • Brush with butter or apply garlic butter before serving.
  • Serve hot warm or cold with tea or beverages.