Braided Pesto Bread with herbs is easy to make at home and perfect for parties . it is crunchy from outside and soft, flavourful inside.
Yield / Serves
for bread dough :-
4 cups maida all purpose flour
1 and 3/4 cup of warm water
2 tbsp milk
4 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp oregano
1 tbsp chilli powder
1/2 tbsp salt
1 and 1/2 tbsp active dry yeast
1 tbsp garlic powder
for pesto paste:-
1 cup fresh basil leaves
2 tbsp garlic pods
2 green chillies
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 tsp salt
for flour paste:-
1 tbsp all purpose flour/ maida
1 tbsp water
soak yeast in warm milk . keep it aside for about 10 minutes.
in a bowl mix all ingredients mention in bread dough ingredients.
once yeast has been activated then mix it into bread dough ingredients.
now knead it for about 10 minutes then keep it in a dish to rise for about an hour.
making Pesto Paste:- In a grinder make a paste of garlic, basil leaves, green chillies. mix salt and olive oil in it. pesto paste is ready.
knead again the risen dough for 2 minutes. Roll it into a big chapati/circle shape of about 1/2 inch thickness. spread pesto paste.
Now fold it and cut from the middle lengthwise and stop before reaching the end. the two parts remained joined.
now fold one part over another.
at the end join the two corners with help of flour paste. For flour paste mix flour with water .
Bake it at 190 degree C for 35 minutes.
after baked brush it with melted butter.
Braided Pesto Bread is now ready. Serve it with a cup of coffee.
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