Khara Bread

Here is another savoury bread. I think people who have lived in Bangalore can relate their childhood having this bread at the Bangalore Iyengar bakery. I loved them when I was young and now my daughter seems to have taken a liking to this. Bake this bread and am sure you will love to have a slice of this too.
Recipe source: Here
All purpose flour
3 ¼ cup
Active dry yeast
1 ½ tbsp
3/4 cup
1/2 cup
Olive oil
For brushing the bread
For brushing

Mint leaves
1 bunch(Finely chopped)
Coriander leaves
1 bunch(finely chopped)
1(finely chopped)
Green chilli
2(finely chopped)
Cumin seeds
a pinch
Olive oil

Heat the oil in a pan, add cumin seeds and when it splutters, add the cut onion. Saute till it becomes transparent. Now add the green chillies, cut greens and saute for 1 minute. Add salt. Mix well and switch off the fire. Let it cool
In a bowl take the luke warm water, add 1tsp sugar to it and the active dry yeast. Keep it aside to froth up and prove.
Add the Flour, Masala, salt and the remaining sugar to the bowl of the stand mixer, Mix well
Now attach the dough hook and add the yeasted mixture and the raining milk to this and mix it in low Minimum for 1 minute till it resembles a dough consistency
Now let the mixer run in Speed one for 8 minutes.
Now switch off the stand mixer and transfer the dough to a well-greased bowl.
Cover it and keep for 1 hr for it to double
Now take it out, deflate it and roll it into a rectangle
Roll it from the short end tightly
Transfer this to a well-greased bread loaf tin (9 * 5”)
Cover it loosely and let it rise again for 1 hr
At the end of that 1 hr preheat the oven to 200C
Lightly brush the loaf with milk or egg wash and bake it for 40-45 minutes or till it sounds hollow when tapped
Transfer this to a wire rack for cooling

Cut into slices after it has cooled down completely

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