Herbed Bread- Indian style

I like the indian style sandwich the most when it comes to stuffing things between the bread. Cheese chilly, vegetable tikka, junglee vegetable, paneer chatpata, corn mayo are some of the stuffing options available at the office cafetaria and then there is the bombay activity toast & plain vegetable sandwich.
When I came across the recipe for a herbed bread, I lapped it up. I replaced all the alien sounding herbs with the more familiar ones. It is such an easy job after that. Use the bread with all the flavors in it and stuff it with just cucumber and tomato slices...makes a yummy sandwich

2 1/2 cups of APF
1 1/2 cups of warm milk
1 egg/ 2 tbsp corn flour
1 tspn caster sugar
1 tspn salt
1 tbsp Oil
2 tspn chopped coriander
2 tspn chat masala
2 tspn chopped fresh mint
1 tspn cumin seeds
2 tspn dry active yeast
1) Mix the flour with corn starch(if not using egg), salt,sugar,chat masala,coriander,mint and mix well using a fork.
2)In another bowl, mix the milk with oil (and egg of using) and beat well.
3) Add the yeast to the flour or milk (depending on your yeast pack instructions)
4)Make a well in the flour bowl and add little milk at a time and start kneading.
5)Make a soft pliable dough.
6)Cover with a cling film and let it sit in a warm place for 30 min. I kept it in the oven (switched off for 20 min)
7)Preheat the oven at 200c for 5-10min
8)Place the dough in the greased loaf tin. Let it rise to desired height for another 10 min
9)Brush the top with some milk and sprinkle cumin seeds 
10)Bake for 20-25 min or until the bread sounds hollow.

Chop, toast it and enjoy with flavored butter* watch space


Vardhini said…
Yummy bread with an Indian twist.

Champa said…
Spice bread is always welcome in an Indian household. Nice one.
Priya Suresh said…
Thats a great looking bread with desi touch,love the addition of chaat masala..
Hema said…
Like the Indian flavors in the bread..
Chef Mireille said…
great texture and delicious flavors!
Coriander, mint that must be one flavorful bread!!!!
Delicious and flavorful bread...
Suma Gandlur said…
Love the Indianised version of bread.
Jayanthi said…
Oh..its so soft and with Indian flavors can't beat that...good one Pradnya.
Pavani said…
Nice Indian twist to the bread. Will try this version soon.
very flavorful..Pradnya...love the breads u r posting...get ready on my trip to mumbai I hope to sample at least one of them!!
Gayathri Kumar said…
Loved the use of Indian herbs and the cumin seeds on top looks very nice...
Archana said…
Wow this is yummy. The ultimate bread
Cool Lassi(e) said…
The bread has really turned out well. Looking awesome!
preeti garg said…
bread looks so perfect baked
Aarthi said…
they looks so good
Padmajha said…
Indian flavors in bread sounds appetizing.Bread looks perfect,..
Kalyani said…
oh dear !! thats such an yummy treat.... awesome !
bookmarking this as well :)

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