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Spiced Semolina Savoury Bread

Sarika Singh
180 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
5 People
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ABOUT Spiced Semolina Savoury Bread RECIPE

Bread is a thing which connects us to everyone in this world. Wherever you go, you can find bread in different shapes, sizes, flavours, textures etc but the main thing is it's bread. Today I too have a simple bread recipe to share. It's too simple too prepare but with a distinct amazing flavour, a zing of spices with mildness of onions and herbs. It's a perfect snacks for tea time or for kids tiffin. So give it a try at least once, you will definitely love it.

Recipe Tags

  • Egg-free
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Fusion
  • Baking
  • Sauteeing
  • Accompaniment
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 5

  1. Fine semolina ( sooji)1/2 kg
  2. Oil 1 teaspoon + 2 tablespoon
  3. Dry active yeast 3/4 teaspoon
  4. Luke warm water 1/2 cup
  5. warm milk 3/4 cup
  6. Salt 1 1/2 teaspoon
  7. Sugar 1 teaspoon + 1 tablespoon
  8. Oregano 1/2 tsp
  9. Chaat masala 1/2 teaspoon
  10. Onions , finely chopped 2
  11. Green chilies , finely chopped 2-3
  12. Mint leaves, finely chopped 2 tablespoon
  13. Coriander leaves, finely chopped 2 tablespoon
  14. Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon
  15. Ginger garlic paste 1/2 teaspoon
  16. Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon


  1. First of all add yeast in 1/2 cup Luke warm water and 1 tsp sugar, mix them lightly and leave for 5-10 min or till it become nice frothy.
  2. Now in a wok, heat 1 tsp oil add cumin seeds and let it splutter, then add onions, green chilies, mint and coriander leaves , ginger garlic paste and turmeric powder. Sauté till extra moisture evaporates, let it cool. Now take semolina in a big bowl, add salt, 1 tbsp sugar, chaat masala, oregano and prepared onion mixture. Mix well, then add yeast mixture and milk to it. 
  3. Combine everything together and let it rest for 5 mins. Then add 1 tbsp oil in it and knead for 5 mins again let it rest for 7-8 mins. Again add 1 tbsp oil and knead for another 5-6 mins to get nice soft dough. This resting and kneading process is important to produce gluten in dough , so don't skip it. Grease the dough with oil and keep it covered at warm place to rise, at least 1- 2 hr, depend on weather. 
  4. When it become double in volume then punch the dough and flatten it on a plain surface and by rolling give it shape of a loaf and seal its edges by pinching. Now place it in a greased and dusted loaf pan. 
  5. Again keep it covered at a warm place for second rise, for at least 45 mins to 1 hr. Now brush its top with milk.
  6. Now bake it in a preheated oven at 230 degree C for 30 mins or till its top become nice brown and on tapping you can hear hollow sound. Now brush it with some butter and let it cool completely on a wire rack before slicing, to get nice clean slices.
  7. Your bread is ready to be served with a cup of tea, enjoy these easy yet delicious bread slices. You can also give it in your kids tiffin or make sandwiches. In every way these will win your heart.

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Kirti Arora
Kirti Arora   Oct-16-2017

Distinct and rich flavours. Totally loved the recipe.

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