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whole wheat bread

payal jain
150 minutes
Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT whole wheat bread RECIPE

100% whole wheat bread made with wheat flour, curd and yeast by using tangzhong method. this recipe does not have the typical denseness and heaviness which is found in 100% whole wheat breads.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Others
  • Fusion
  • Baking
  • Accompaniment
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. for tangzhong-
  2. 2 1/2 tbsp wheat flour
  3. 1/2 cup water
  4. For dough-
  5. 2 Cup Whole wheat flour
  6. 1 tsp instant yeast
  7. 2 tbsp Sugar
  8. 1 tsp Salt
  9. 3/4-1 cup warm milk
  10. 1 1/2 tbsp curd
  11. 1 tbsp oil/butter
  12. extra milk and butter for brushing
  13. 1/2 tsp sesame seeds


  1. for tangzhong-
  2. in a saucepan mix flour and water well without any lumps.
  3. cook over low flame untill thick. keep stirring.
  4. remove from geat and let it cool very well.
  5. for dough-
  6. in a bowl mix flour, salt, sugar, yeast and curd.
  7. add milk and tangzhong and mix to make a dough.
  8. knead this dough for 10-15 minutes.
  9. add oil and knead for another 5 mintes.
  10. apply oil on the dough and transfer it in a bowl.
  11. cover it with a plastic sheet or cling film and keeo it in a warm place. wait for the dough to double in size.
  12. once doubled, knead the dough very gently for 2-3 minutes to knock out air bubbles.
  13. using a rolling pin roll the dough into a rectangle.
  14. roll the dough into a log shape.
  15. place the dough into a loaf tin.
  16. slightly brush with milk and wait for the second rise.
  17. again apply milk and sprinkle sesame seeds.
  18. bake in preheated oven at 190c for 25 minutes.
  19. remove from oven and apply butter. allow it to cool on wire rack for 2-3 hours before slicing.
  20. once cooled serve or use this bread to make sandwich, pakoras, bread rolls etc.

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