How to make Marble Bread -

Refined flour dough and whole wheat flour dough twisted together to get a marble effect.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Dry yeast (ड्राई यीस्ट)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Breads

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Marble Bread

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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 : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Marble Bread Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 500 grams + for dusting

  • Dry yeast 20 grams

  • Sugar 22 grams

  • Milk powder 20 grams

  • Salt 5 grams

  • Butter 40 grams

  • Oil for greasing

  • Whole wheat bread -

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 500 grams + for dusting

  • Oil for greasing

  • Fresh yeast 4 teaspoons

  • Sugar 4 teaspoons

  • Rolled oats 1 tablespoon + for sprinkling

  • Salt 2 teaspoons

  • Butter for brushing + 4 teaspoons

  • Milk for milk wash


Step 1

Preheat the oven at 180ºC.

Step 2

To make basic bread loaf, take yeast in a bowl. Add sugar and 1 tablespoon warm water, mix well and set aside for 5 minutes or till bubbles appear.

Step 3

Take refined flour, milk powder and salt in a planetary mixture.

Step 4

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

Step 5

Add butter and knead again, dusting flour. Cover with a wet muslin cloth and set aside to ferment for 30 minutes in a warm and dry place.

Step 6

After 15 minutes, knock back the dough.

Step 7

To make whole wheat bread, combine yeast and sugar in a bowl. Add 1-2 tablespoons warm water, mix well and set aside for 5 minutes or till bubbles appear.

Step 8

Combine whole wheat flour, 1 tablespoon oats, yeast mixture,salt and butter in a planetary mixer. Mix, adding 1 cup (250 ml) water, little by little to form a soft dough.

Step 9

Dust the worktop with some flour, remove the dough on the worktop and knead well by stretching. Divide the dough into equal portions and shape them into small buns, dusting with flour.

Step 10

Place the dough in another bowl, cover with wet muslin cloth and set aside.

Step 11

Dust refined flour on a worktop, knock back both the dough separately.

Step 12

Make a roll of both the dough and twist them together.

Step 13

Grease a bread loaf tin with oil, place the prepared dough in it. Cover with wet muslin cloth and set aside for 15-20 minutes.

Step 14

Brush with milk wash.

Step 15

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

Step 16

Remove from heat, cool, slice and serve.

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