Basic Homemade Bread

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Total Time:
2 - 3 hours
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Bread Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

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