Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Spicy Paneer Stuffed Bread

I find very difficult to find time, even to check mails, in such case, blogging has become a dream to me. As hubby dear had gone to Paris, Managing home alone is a tough task. Time goes so slowly, and now i realise, how helpful was my hubby, all these days. A Person's absence brings the Person so close is absolutely True. I experience it right now!

Stuffed Bread

Last week, Chennai got rains, and we enjoyed the climate very much. as a part of it, i loved to spend time in kitchen making these Spicy Stuffed Bread. This was prepared after getting inspired from Ari's Baking and Book's Hot Pockets.I customised the Filling / Stuffing the Indian Way and its the best way to impress an Indian Tummy, I bet!

Ingredients: (Makes 8 thin rolls)

Wheat Flour - 1 cup
Maida / All Purpose Flour - 2 and 1/2 Cup's (Divided)
Active Dry Yeast - 2 tsp
Sugar - 2 tsp
Warm Milk - 1/3 cup
Warm Water - 1/3 cup
Salt - 2 tsp
Egg -1
Sunflower Oil - 1/3 cup

For the Stuffing:

Indian Tomato Pickle / Thokku
Mozarella Cheese
Paneer / Cottage Cheese
Egg - 1 (for egg wash)
Sesame Seeds


Warm the water and Milk and mix together. Add Dry Yeast and Sugar to it and mix well, till the yeast gets mixed. let them rest for 10 minutes, till the yeast mix, turns frothy.

In a mixing bowl, mix the Oil and one Egg. beat it well. Add the Yeast mix to the bowl.

Add Wheat Flour to the bowl and mix. Now add all purpose flour - 1 cup and mix well. add another one cup of all purpose flour and mix, combine all the flour together and make it as dough ball.

Knead the Dough ball, with the help of the 1/2 a cup of all purpose flour, for atleast 10 minutes.

Grease a Glass bowl, with little oil and put the kneaded dough into the bowl. wrap the bowl with a cling sheet and let the dough raise for about 1 and 1/2 an hour.

After the Dough has raised, pinch a lemon sized dough and roll it, by dusting some flour for help.

a pinch of raised dough and flour to dust,
 ready for rolling

Get Ready with the stuffing ingredients. also mix an egg with a tbsp of water and beat well with a fork, for egg wash.

Tomato Sauce, Mozarella cheese, egg for egg wash and some Paneer

Roll the dough very thin.

a pinch of dough rolled thinly

Spread a tsp of Indian Tomato Pickle / Thokku in the centre of the rolled dough.

Tomato Sauce / thokku spread

Grate some Mozarella chesse over the Tomato Pickle.
some mozarelle grated over

Grate Some Paneer over the cheese.

some Paneer grated

Get ready with Egg wash by breaking a egg into a small bowl. mix a tbsp of water to the egg and beat with a fork. and get some dried parsely, to sprinkle over the paneer stuffing.

egg wash kept ready

Start Rolling the Dough slowly.

First step in rolling

Rolling in Progress...

rolling in progress

Roll them fully and close the sides of the roll. (those are the mustard's from the pickle popping out..)

rolled and edges sealed

Make some incisions over the roll and give a egg wash and sprinkle some sesame seeds over the top of the roll.
some cuts and sprinkle sesame seeds

Pre-Heat the oven at 375F / 180C. and Bake the roll for 45 mins. and let it cool for 30 minutes before serving.

Spicy Indianised Stuffed Bread

The Spicy Paneer Stuffed Bread is Ready!! It tasted so Good. Yes the spicy of tomato pickle, cheese were the enjoyable part of the roll. I felt some more veggies could also be added, as the stuffing was not bulk.

Do try it out, if you like spicy breads!

This is the first time, iam trying step by step pictures sort of post.Hope you all like it!

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