Braided bread

By manju sai on Feb 16, 2013

Yummy tummy braided bread.

Basic Information
Prep Time: 2 to 4 hours
Cook Time: 30 min to 1 hour
Serves: 4 people
Yield: 8 inch bread of 2
Ingredients
  • Maida or Self raising flour --1 cup
  • Whole wheat flour -1 cup
  • yeast -7 gms
  • warm water -as needed
  • olive oil -1 table spoon
  • butter -1 table spoon
  • egg -1
  • salt -1 1/2 spoon
  • sugar -1 spoon
  • sesame seeds to garnish
  • Stuffing ingredients Mushrooms, boiled potatoes, boiled peas, corn, carrots, beans even meat like chicken mince cooked, mutton mince cooked, prawns too and what not to its upto ur choice to the ingredients add the spices like salt, chilli pdr and garam masala and make a mixture of vegetables or meat.
Method
1

To make dough:- In a big bowl add 7 gms of yeast and add sugar and luke warm water to it allow to raise yeast clouds. Now add salt,egg, olive oil 1/2 table spoon and flour in small quantities. and mix well to make a dough formation which is not too sticky or too tight. And let the dough stand in a warm place for 2 hrs minimum.

2

Now the dough will be doubled in size punch down the excess air in the dough and split the dough in 2 parts and make it flat and now add the stuffing in the middle of the bread and cut the two sides in to form a braided bread.

3

Allow the bread to raise another 1 1/2hrs and add butter to the baking tray and place the bread and bake in a preheated oven of 180 degrees until the bread is baked.

4

For top glace brush it with egg or milk and add sesame to garnish

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