Bread Loaf Video, Eggless White Bread Loaf Recipe by Tarla Dalal

Bread Loaf Video, Eggless White Bread Loaf Recipe by Tarla Dalal

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Bread is an indispensable ingredient in most kitchens today. From toast to sandwiches, bread is handy in solving the perpetual breakfast and tiffin dabba dilemmas that most people face on busy mornings. However, nothing tastes as good as freshly-baked bread, and so people often buy bread on a daily basis along with their milk. Nevertheless, even this bread is bound to be a day or at least a few hours old. If you wish to really experience the magic of freshly-baked bread, right off the oven, try our easy Basic White Bread Loaf recipe when you find time. You will be bowled over by the appetizing aroma, super-soft texture and absolutely divine flavour of warm bread.


Recipe Description for Bread Loaf, Basic White Bread Loaf Using Yeast

Preparation Time: 
Baking time:  10 minutes
Baking time:  20 minutes
Baking Temperature:  220°C (440°F)
Baking Temperature:  180°C (360°F)
Makes 1 bread loaf
Show me for bread loaf


For Bread Loaf
2 1/2 cups plain flour (maida)
1 tbsp instant dry yeast
2 tbsp sugar
3/4 tsp salt
2 tbsp soft butter
plain flour (maida) for sprinkling
butter for brushing


For bread loaf

  1. To make {span class="bold1"}bread loaf{/span}, combine the yeast, sugar and ¼ cup of warm water in a bowl and mix well. Cover it with a lid and keep aside for 10 minutes.
  2. Combine the plain flour, salt and yeast-sugar mixture in a deep bowl, mix well and knead into a soft and loose dough using enough warm water.
  3. Add the butter and knead very well till the dough is smooth and elastic.
  4. Shape the dough into a proper round using both your hands while tucking the edges at the bottom.
  5. Cover it with a dry muslin cloth and keep aside in a warm place to use for 45 minutes or till the dough is double in size.
  6. Deflate the dough by pressing it lightly with your fingers.
  7. Sprinkle the plain flour over a smooth, flat surface, place the dough over it and knead it very well. If the dough is getting sticky while kneading, then sprinkle little plain flour as required.
  8. Stretch the dough using both the hands and knead well again.
  9. Tap the dough with your fingers and spread it to make a 250 mm. X 200 mm. (10” x 8”) diameter oval shape.
  10. Roll the dough to make a 200 mm. (8”) long cylindrical roll and pinch the edge of the rolls so as to seal it properly.
  11. Place the dough in a greased bread loaf tin. Cover it with a dry muslin cloth and again keep aside in a warm place to rise for 30 minutes.
  12. Bake it in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 10 minutes.
  13. Lower the temperature to 180°c (360°f) and bake it for 20 minutes. Cool slightly.
  14. De-mould the loaf from the tin and brush the bread loaf with butter and keep aside to cool completely.
  15. Once the bread loaf has cooled completely, cut it into 13 mm. (½“) bread slices.
  16. Serve the {span class="bold1"}bread loaf{/span} or use as required.

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Bread Loaf Video, Eggless White Bread Loaf Recipe by Tarla Dalal
 on 16 Mar 18 03:06 AM

I tried it yesterday. The bread was fluffy but too yeasty causing a strong burning sensation in my stomach. I believe this recope calls for too much yeast considering other eggless bread recipes online. Thanks anyway.