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Braided Pesto Bread

4 from 1 vote

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Braided Pesto Bread with herbs is easy to make at home and perfect for parties . it is crunchy from outside and soft, flavourful inside.
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr 40 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsSnacks
CuisineBakery, Russian
Servings 5
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Ingredients
  

  • for bread dough :-
  • 4 cup 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 tbsp basil
  • 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
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Instructions
 

  • 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.
    Braided Pesto Bread - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • 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.
    Braided Pesto Bread - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • now fold one part over another.
    Braided Pesto Bread - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • at the end join the two corners with help of flour paste. For flour paste mix flour with water .
    Braided Pesto Bread - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Bake it at 190 degree C for 35 minutes.
    Braided Pesto Bread - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • after baked brush it with melted butter.
    Braided Pesto Bread - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Braided Pesto Bread is now ready. Serve it with a cup of coffee.
    Braided Pesto Bread - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers

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