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French bread

challah “french bread”with mushroom
cheese garlic filling

3 cup  flour 1/4 cup+ 1/4 tsp sugar 1/4 cup oil 11/4 cup water 1/2 tsp salt 21/4 tsp dry yeast 1tsp mix hearbs milk for shine For dough : Dissolve yeast and 1/4 tsp sugar in lukewarm water and keep aside for 10 min. Add all the other things together and make a dough with swollen yest . knead dough until stiff and smooth (15 minutes) . If the dough is too soft add flour, if the dough is too firm, add water. Put dough into a large , oiled bowl . Then turn the dough over so the top of the dough will also be oiled cover the dough and put in a warm place and let it rise until it doubles in size. punch the dough down to remove air pockets and the let it rise for another half an hour. divide the dough into 5 balls and roll it and make a rectangular shape. give 6 cuts on the left and right rim of the rectangular shaped dough. fill the center with mushroom cheese filling and braid a challah. pre heat the oven for 350°F. now glaze challah with milk. now bake challah till brown but not too dark. i usually bake it for 20 minutes. remove the challah from the baking pan immediately and place on a wire rack to cool.

*For mushroom cheese filling
1/2 cup chopped mushrooms
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 tsp crushed garlic
1 tsp green chilli
black pepper and salt per taste
4 tbsp parmesan cheese
2 tbsp butter
4 tbsp milk
heat butter in a wok and add garlic and onion and saute till the color changes. add mushroom and green chillies. saute for a minute and add salt and pepper . mix well and add cheese and milk to give a saucy texture. Fill it in the challah .

Comments on: "French bread" (2)

  1. Thanks for this. I hope its ok with you if we paste a link to your recipe here:,Shurik

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