How to make Basic Bread Dough -

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Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Yeast (यीस्ट / खमीर)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Breads

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Basic Bread Dough

Basic Bread Dough Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Basic Bread Dough Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) ½ kilogram

  • Yeast dried 20 grams

  • Sugar 22 grams

  • Milk powder 20 grams

  • Salt 5 grams

  • Butter 40 grams

  • Oil for greasing


Step 1

Take yeast in a bowl. Add sugar and 1 tablespoon water and heat in a microwave for 10 seconds. Remove from heat, mix and set aside to cool.

Step 2

Take refined flour in another bowl. Add milk powder and salt and mix well.

Step 3

Add dissolved yeast and mix lightly. Add about 2 cups chilled water and knead well into a soft dough.

Step 4

Add butter and knead again. Cover with a wet muslin cloth and set aside to rise for 15 minutes in a warm and dry place.

Step 5

After 15 minutes, knock back the dough.

Step 6

Grease a bread tin with oil and apply little oil on the worktop also. Place dough on worktop and spread it into a sheet. Bring sides together and press well. Roll dough lightly into a bread loaf.

Step 7

Put loaf in greased tin and press lightly. Set aside for 20-25 minutes in a warm and dry place.

Step 8

Preheat oven to 180°C.

Step 9

Put tin in the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes.

Step 10

Remove from heat, cool, slice and serve.

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