Feb 18, 2009

OLIVE AND BASIL BREAD

INGREDIENTS:----
OLive oil --- 1 tab sp
Onion --- 1 small finely chopped
Wheat flour --- 2 cups
White floue ---- 2 cups
salt --- 1 tea sp
Jalapeno pepper --- finely chopped 1/2 tea sp
Easy blend dry east --- 1 tea sp
Stoned black olives -- 1/3 cup finely chopped
Black olive paste --- 1 tab sp(take some chopped black olives and grind in to a smoothpaste with little water in a blender)
Fresh Basil leaves --- 1 tab sp finely chopped (can use dry basil also)
fresh parsley chopped --- 1 tab sp
Hand hot water ---- 1 1/4 cup

Heat olive oil in a frying pan add chopped onion and fri for 5 min, remove and keep a side
Sift flour,salt in to a large mixing bowl.
mix chopped jalapeno and yeast mix well and make awell in the center then add fried onion , chopped olives and olive paste, basil chopped and parsley now add enough hand hot water and make soft dough.
Transfer the dough to a lightly floured surface and knead for 10 min. or till smooth and elastic.
Place this dough in a greased bowl cover with a kitchen towle and leave in a warm place for 1 hour or till it become double in size.
after 1 hour remove the towle and punch the dough down and shape the dough in to 20cm/ 8in rounds and place on the prepared baking sheet and cover the sheet with a kitchen towle or plastic bag again leave in a warm place to rise.


Now preheat the oven in 400 F for 10 min. And place the prepared and rised bread dough in the preheated oven and bake for 10 min. in 400 F and then low the heat for 375 F and bake for 20 -30 min.
Remove from the oven cool slightly on a wire rack and serve warm
We enjoyed this OLIVE AND BASIL BREAD with RICCOTTA CHEESE SPREAD.
Ihope you all like this recipe
Enjoy your break fast.
This is my entry for AFAM - OLIVES hosted by priya and event started by Maheswari

13 comments:

Priya said...

Bread with olive n basil looks delicious...awesome work Rekha:)

srikars kitchen said...

kalakunga ... supera irukku..

Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow herby bread gr8. Nutritious and healthy....

Dershana said...

that is an easy and scrumptious looking bread!

notyet100 said...

looks perfect rekha,...;-)

Cham said...

Olive in the bread looks like jewel, very pretty and new combination!

DEESHA said...

I love olives & basil both .. yumm combo

n33ma said...

Nice bread Rekha...must have been great with cream cheese.

Pavithra Kodical said...

Wowo herbs in bread!!I would love to try this bread..

Usha said...

Looks delicious Rekha :-)

pooja said...

Looking delicious...

Ramya Bala said...

superb rekha...really a good one :)

Vanamala said...

wow homemade bread ..fantastic