Onion Garlic Masala / Spicy Bread

Bread is the widely consumed for bread fast, lunch and dinner or snacks. A home baked fresh bread tastes great and with some twist in regular taste brings variety. The Masala bread can consumed with tea, soup or as a sandwich.


  • 1/2 onion finely chopped
  • 4 garlic grated
  • 2 green chilli finely crushed
  • Finely chopped fresh corriender
  • 2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 Envelopes of Yeast (2 ¼ tsp )
  • 2 tsp of Salt
  • 2 Tbsp of Sugar
  • 3 Tbsp of Vegetable Shortening or butter, melted
  • 1 ¼ cup of Warm Milk 
  • 3 + 1/2 cups of Bread Flour

Method :
For Masala :

  • 1. Heat butter add cumin seeds.
  • 2. Add garlic and green chilli. Saute for a minute.
  • 3. Add spices and onion. Mix well. Let it cook it cooked.
  • 4. Add salt and corriender leaves. Mix well.
  • 5. The masala is ready.

For bread:
1. In a small bowl, add the water, sugar, shortening and yeast. Let it sit for a few minutes until the yeast is activated.
2. In the bowl of a standing mixer, fitted with a dough hook attachment, add flour, salt and the yeast milk mixture and onion garlic masala. (If not by hand)
3. Knead the dough for just a few minutes or until it comes together. 
4. Turn the dough onto a floured surface and continue to knead until the dough is nice and smooth.(Use 1/2 cup flour for this)
5. Lightly grease a large bowl, place the dough in the greased bowl, brush the top with a little oil and cover with plastic wrap.
6. Place in a warm draft free spot and let it rise for about an 1 1/2- 2 hours or until doubled in size.
7. Grease a 9x5” loaf pan with some vegetable oil and set aside.
8. Dump the dough onto a lightly floured surface, knead it for a minute just to pull it together. Roll the dough with a rolling pin like pizza. Now roll it and seal the sides. Form it into a loaf, place it in the greased loaf pan  cover it with a kitchen towel and let it rise for another hour or so or until doubled once more.
9. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees, bake your bread for about 40 minutes or so or until lightly golden brown. If you see the bread turning brown too quickly, tent it with a little foil to stop it from getting too dark.
10. As soon as the bread comes out, rub the top with butter. 
Allow it to cool completely on a wire rack.

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