Monday, November 24, 2014

Fresh Baked Cilantro,garlic and Mint Pull apart Loaf

Fresh Baked Cilantro,garlic and Mint Pull apart Loaf



There is nothing like a freshly baked bread. When the bread is baking in your home, your home is filled with this amazing aroma which makes you say WoW.. :) Pure Bliss.. :-) 

Today morning my mission was super successful with this gorgeous loaf of Cilantro and mint flavoured pull apart bread. And trust me, you don't need even up your cuppa, entire loaf will vanish in No time.

I love flavoured breads, and yesterday when I got absolutely fresh mint and cilantro leaves I knew where to best use it.. :D

Your kids will love it with soup, as butter toast or even just like that. And, I can promise you this,. :)

Ingredients
- 1.5 cups plain flour/Maida
- 1 tsp sugar
- 1 tsp. active yeast
- salt to taste
- 3/4 in total, equal proportion of milk and water
- 3 tbsp of olive oil
- some extra flour for rolling and dusting

For cilantro and mint butter
-2.5 tbsp of salted butter
- 1/4 tsp. of black pepper powder
- garlic cloves 3-4 very finely chopped
- cilantro very finely chopped 1 tbsp. approx.
- mint leaves very finely chopped 4-5 

- 1 tbsp of butter and 2 tbsp. of milk for brushing

Process for cilantro butter
1. Take a small pan, heat butter.
2. Add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds or so.
3. Add cilantro/coriander leaves and mint leaves along with pepper powder.
4. Mix throughly, and turn off the flame. 

Process
1. In a small bowl add 1/4th of the milk and water mix which warmed to just lukewarm.
2. Add sugar and yeast and Sprinkle some flour. Stir it and leave for athwart 10 mints.
3. In a separate big bowl take flour, add salt and mix well.
4. Once yeast if proved, add the yeast mix to the flour. And add rest of the milk and water mix to the flour to knead a dough which will be soft and sticky
5. Now add the olive oil, and knead the dough for at least 10 minutes.
6. Once the dough is kneaded well, grease the dough and a bowl in which we need to keep the dough and let it rest for first proofing. 
7. Cover the dough with a cloth, and let the dough rest in a warm spot for approx. 45 mints. Or till the dough doubles.
8. Now, dust the dough and your hands a little, punch the dough and deflate all the air. Knead the dough for another minute or so.
9. On your work surface sprinkle some dry flour and roll the dough in one big oval or rectangular disc.
10. On the rolled dough spread the cilantro butter prepared above evenly.
11. Now with the help of a sharp knife cut 5-6 stripes of the dough lengths wise. Please ensure the width of each stripe is same.
12. Now, Stack these stripes on on other. 
13. Cut cubes of equal width of this stacked stripes.
14. Arrange these cubes, in a greased loaf pan.
15. Cover the loaf pan with a cloth and let it rest at warm spot for 2nd proving for approx. 1 hour.
16. Once the dough is doubled again, bake it in preheated oven at 180 degrees C for 25+ mints. Or the loaf turn nice golden brown.
17. While the loaf is baking, brush the loaf with milk and butter mix. In the beginning Nd towards the end.

Your yummy flavoured homemade and own made bread is ready to enjoy... :) :) 

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