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Fenugreek Flax Seed Focaccia

4.30 from 3 votes

Focaccia is a flat oven baked Italian bread. It is topped with variety of seasonings. It goes well with soup, Curry or even tea or coffee. I have used indian seasonings, fenugreek leaves and flax seeds in this recipe. Healthy and best option for kids tiffins or breakfast.
Prep Time 1 hr 45 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 5 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Servings 10


  • Flour/Maida - 1 cup + 3-4 tbsp for Flouring work surface and kneading
  • Dry Yeast - 1tbsp
  • Warm Water - 3 tbsp
  • Sugar - 1/4 tsp
  • Fenugreek/Methi leaves - 1/2 cup finely chopped
  • Flax seeds - 1tbsp
  • Green Chilli - 1 tsp Coarsely ground
  • Roasted Cumin seeds - 1tsp
  • Roasted carom seeds - 1 tsp
  • Garlic minced - 1 tsp
  • Salt
  • Oil - 1tbsp kneading + 2 tbsp tempering greasing dough
  • Butter - 1 1/2 tbsp for greasing bread
  • Water for kneading


  • Dissolve sugar in a warm water. Add dry yeast. Keep aside for 5-10 minutes. The mixture will bubble up and become frothy.
  • In a large bowl, Take Maida. Add activated yeast. Mix well.
  • Add flax seeds, roasted cumin, carom seeds, salt and coarsely ground Green chilli.
  • Add roughly chopped fenugreek / Methi leaves. Mix well.
  • Add Oil. Add water slowly at a time and start kneading a dough.
  • Dust work surface and hands with flour. Take the mixture out of the bowl. Using the heel of your hand start kneading a dough. If dough is sticky sprinkle small quantity of flour.
  • Continue kneading until dough is smooth and elastic.This process will take 10-15 minutes.
  • Transfer it in a bowl. Grease with some oil. Cover with cling wrap and keep aside at warm place for 1hr- 30 minutes or until it doubles up.
  • Lightly flour work surface. Take out dough and punch it.
  • Keep punching and form a ball.
  • Transfer it into a greased baking tray or pan. Flatten evenly with fingertips. Cover with cling wrap and keep aside for 45 minutes- 1 hr for second rise.
  • Use fingers to dimple the dough. Keep aside for 15 minutes.
  • In a pan heat oil, Add minced garlic. Saute for few seconds.
  • Drizzle top with garlic-oil mixture.
  • Bake it at 200° C FOR 15 minutes in preheated oven. Later increase temperature to 220° C and bake again for 4-5 minutes for until golden brown.
  • Spread oil or butter evenly on top. Cover and keep aside.
  • Serve with hot tea or coffee or any soup or curry.
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Flour needs to double or triple up to get spongy and soft bread.

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sujata hande
sujata hande

Masters in ITM, Buyer by profession, love to explore new places and food. Passionate cook, blogger, try to experiment with various cuisines.

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