For bread dough:----
Warm water --- 1 cup
Active dry yeast --- 4 tea sp
All purpose flour ---- 3 cups
Salt --- 1/2 ea sp
sugar ---- 1 tea sp
butter --- 1 tab sp
How to make dough:---
Dissolve yeast and sugar in warm water and leave a side for 10 min. to turn foamy
In a big bowl add flour, yeast mixture,salt and butter and make asoft dough and kneand well for 10 min. and leave in a warm place 1 -2 hours.
Let it rise nicely
For Apricot spread:---
Apricot s --- 1 cup chopped (I use dry Apricots)
Apple ---- 1 chopped(peeled an dchopped I use green apple)
Raisin s -- 1/2 cup
Ginger ---freshly grated 1 tab sp
Sugar --- 1/2 cup
Netmug and cardamom powder --- 1 tea sp
Mix all fruits and ginger, sugar in a sauce pan and cook in a very low flame till it become thick stir Continuously.
After it become thick add netmug and cardamom powder mix well and remove from the heat.This should be in a spread consistency.
Now take the dough and punch back it and take it on a floured surface and roll it like a piza and spread the fruit mix ture and fold it in to roll and grease with little butter and place it in a greased loaf tin and leave it in a warm place till it become double in size.
now preheat the oven at 350F for 10 min. and glaze the roll with cold milk and bake it for 15 --20 min. check once If it is not done can keep it in the oven for some more time(mine is finished in 15 min. so thats depend on your oven)
Remove from the oven and leave it for 5 min. then cut it.
I enjoyed this Apricot roll for my breakfast with hot chocolate.
Ihope you all like this.
this is my entry for Siri s http://siri-corner.blogspot.com/2008/12/announcing-fruit-month-afam-apricot.html