Fusion Pull Apart Bread

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Total Time:
3 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Bread Recipe
Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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  • 2 cups - All-purpose flour
  • 1 cup - Whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp - Active dry yeast
  • 1 tsp - Salt
  • 1 tsp - Sugar
  • 1/4 cup - Feta cheese (mashed)
  • 1/4 cup - Olive oil
  • 1/2 cup - Warm milk
  • 3/4 cup - Milk
  • For filling:
  • 2 - Potatoes (cooked and mashed)
  • 1/2 cup - Frozen green peas
  • 1 - Onion (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - Garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp - Chaat masala
  • 2 - Green chillies (chopped)
  • Oil
  • Salt
  • Grated Gruyere cheese (as per need)

How to Make Fusion Pull Apart Bread

  • Dissolve the sugar and the yeast in the 1/2 cup of warm milk. Keep aside for about 5 minutes till the yeast mixture bubbles up.
  • Put flour, salt, olive oil, mashed feta cheese in the bowl and mix it well with your fingers.
  • Add the yeast mixture and the remaining milk. Knead till you have a soft, smooth and pliable dough which is not sticky.
  • Add a little extra flour if your dough is sticky.
  • Shape the dough into a ball. Place it in a bowl greased with oil.
  • Turn the dough. Coat it completely with oil.
  • Cover and let it rise for 2 hours or until almost double in volume.
  • Filling:
  • Heat enough oil in a pan. Let the cumin seeds crack.
  • Add the chopped onions and chopped green chillies. Cook until the onions turn translucent.
  • Add the green peas. Cook for few minutes.
  • Add the mashed potatoes, chaat masala garam masala and salt.
  • Cook in simmer until everything gets well cooked.
  • Put off the stove and let it cool completely.
  • For assembling:
  • Preheat the oven to 350F.
  • Dust your work surface lightly with flour.
  • Punch down the dough. Shape it into a square and roll the dough out into a large square.
  • Evenly spread the cooled potato peas masala and then the grated cheese.
  • Lightly press the topping into the dough to ensure the topping does not fall off when you are stacking the strips.
  • Using a sharp knife, cut straight down through the stack, dividing it into 6 equal pieces (6 square stacks).
  • Grease and lightly flour a loaf tin.
  • Layer the square slice. Cut sides down into the loaf tin.
  • Cover the loaf tin dough with a towel and allow the dough to rise for an hour.
  • Sprinkle the gruyere cheese on the top of the bread.
  • Bake the dough at 350 F for about 30 to 40 minutes until it is done and the top is golden brown.
  • Serve warm.
  • Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy and Tasty Recipes