Italian Garlic Knots

Yesterday I was mentioning about the rhyme hot cross bun and it did bring back memories of school...what a lovely time that was..there was no need to worry about anything..everything was taken care of and you feel so secure. The next phase is college where in you build new bonds, forge new relationships and cherish the good time for ever.And after 22 years today I met my was nostalgic...relived those days...nothing changes except that 22 years that have gone by....Thank you Jitu for stopping by....and on this note let me talk about today's recipe. Pizza, garlic, baking...these three words can spin magic in a kid's definetely does to my kiddo. She loves the garlic flavoured warm pizza and this soft delicious bread is her favourite.

All purpose flour                         2 cups
Instant yeast                                2tsp
Salt                                            1tsp
Sugar                                          1/2 tsp
Water nearly                                1 cup
Olive oil                                       1 tbsp
 Garlic                                        4 chopped
BUtter                                         2tbsp
Basil                                           1tbsp
Parsley                                        1 tbsp
Salt                                              1/4 tsp
Mix everything except oil to form a soft smooth Dough
Now add oil and knead again(10 minutes)
Transfer this to a greased bowl. Cover it loosely and let it double in volume.(Nearly 1hr)
Cut basil, parsley and garlic into tiny bits. Add the softened butter and salt to this, mix well.
Grease a baking tin
Knock down the dough a little pinch even size balls.
Roll each ball into an elongated rope.
Make a knot and place it on the prepared tin
When all the knots are made likewise, let it rise again for 20 minutes
 spoon the herb mixture on each of the rolls
Preheat the oven to 180C
Bake these cute knots for 20-25 minutes or until they turn brown
Serve warm
I must say that they are truly delicious!!!

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