Garlic Herb Bread

Ingredients:

  • Bread flour – 2 cups + ¼ cup for rolling
  • Instant yeast – 1 tsp
  • Salt – 1 tsp
  • Granulated sugar – 3 tsp
  • Warm water – ¼ cup
  • Warm milk – ¾ cup
  • Olive oil – 3 tblsp (extra virgin – organic)
  • Garlic – 5 cloves (grated)
  • Dried oregano – 1 tsp
  • Dried rosemary – 1 tsp

 Procedure:

  • Pre heat the oven to 400˚F
  • Grease and dust the 8 *4 inch ( i have used) loaf pan with some bread flour (for easy cleaning); keep aside
  • In a wide mixing bowl, add the yeast and warm water; let it sit for 5 mins.
  • Add the 2 cups of bread flour, salt, sugar, grated fresh garlic, dried oregano, rosemary and warm milk; mix well
  • Now add the olive oil (one tblsp at a time), knead with your hands for about 5 mins and cover it and leave the dough for about 60 mins to rise double in size. (1st proof)
  • Place an parchment paper and sprinkle some flour on it, now place the raised dough and poke it with your finger gently to remove the air pockets
  • Now gently roll the dough with a rolling pin or with your fingers into rectangle roll (8 *4 inch size loaf pan)
  • Cover the dough and allow it to rise for another 40 mins (2nd proof)
  • Now bake the bread @375˚F for about 35-40 mins
  • Cool completely and slice the bread.
  • The light and tasty “GARLIC-HERB BREAD” is ready to serve.

NOTE/TIP:

  • Using extra virgin olive oil gives you immense flavor for the bread.
  • The dough should be sticky, don’t hesitate to use enough flour for rolling
  • you can roll the dough depends on your loaf pan size

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