Monday, 4 February 2013

Herbed Bread with Caramalised Onions

Herbed Bread with Caramalised Onions

This bread was quick to make and very delicious to eat.  The herbs inside it filled the whole house with its magnetic aroma (.as  soon as it started baking in the oven.) ..and every one just couldn't wait to taste it...  Bread making is very infectious.  As you start baking some home made breads you want to try out more. I hope you all would also try out these easy and simple recipies....


For the Dough

Flour/ Maida 3 cups
Wholw Wheat flour 1/4 cup
Dry  yeast  1 tbsp
Salt  1½ tsp
Sugar 3 tsp
Olive oil 2 ½ tbsp
Mixed herbs 1 tsp
Chili flakes 1 tsp

To caramelize onions
2 medium sized onions (thinly sliced)
1½ tsp sugar
½ tsp salt


1    1.   Mix dry yeast with warm water and sugar. Keep it for 5 - 10 mins.
2.    Sieve both the flours and salt together. Keep them aside.
3.    Make a dough using all the ingredients.
4.    Keep the dough covered with a cling wrap for about ½ an hour.
5.    Roll  the dough into a rectangle of about 9" by 6".
6.     Spread the caranalized onions on the top.
7.   Roll the dough in the shape of a loaf.
8.   Place it into a well greased laof tin of 9" X 4".
9.   Keep it again for about an hour and a half.
10. Brush it with egg wash or milk wash.
11.  Bake it in a preheated oven for about 35-40 mins at 200 o C.
12.  Rub some butter on the whole loaf as soon as you take it out from the oven.
13.  Cut into slices and serve with some hot soup.

To carmalize onions, Take a pan and put 2 tsp of oil and saute onions for a few minutes. Add sugar to give it a deep brown colour and then add salt . Keep aside to cool down.

1 comment:

  1. wow this looks so good. I have tired my hand at bread baking a few times. I am in Shimla and due to cold weather find the raising time too long and lose patience. But this looks so yummy will def. give this a try. what brand yeast do u use?


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