Braided Chicken Bread for Breakfast
Ingredients: To make one big chicken bread loaf
- Chicken breast- 250 gms
- All purpose flour- 2 cups (1 table spoon for the filling)
- Dry active yeast- 1/2 tablespoon
- Baking powder- 1/4 teaspoon
- Milk- 1/2 cup
- Egg- 1 (1/2 for bread dough and half to brush on the bread prior to baking)
- Sugar- 1 tablespoon
- Salt- 1 teaspoon
- Onion- 1 small
- Mint leaves- 4
- Fennel seeds- 2 teaspoon
- Pepper- 2 teaspoon
- Curry leaves powder- 1/2 teaspoon(optional)
- Garam masala- 1 teaspoon
- Oil- 2 tablespoon
- Butter- 1 tablespoon
- Barbecue sauce- 1 tablespoon (optional)
- Turmeric powder- 1/4 teaspoon
Boil chicken with some salt, pepper powder and turmeric powder and keep aside. Shred the chicken when it cools down.
Dough preparation- Mix flour, yeast, baking powder, salt, sugar, oil and half egg in a bowl. Mix well and knead to a soft dough using little luke warm water. Rub some oil on the dough and cover the bowl with a lid. Let the dough rise for an hour.
Meanwhile, prepare the chicken filling. In a pan, add butter and sauté onions. To this add pepper powder, garam masala, crushed fennel seeds, curry leaves powder and salt to taste. Add one tablespoon of flour and immediately add milk. Let the mixture thicken. Now add chopped mint leaves. Add shredded chicken to this. Mix well and switch off the stove. Let the filling cool down.
Preheat the oven for 375 Fahrenheit.
Once the dough is all set after 1 hour, Roll it to a rectangular sheet (or divide into several portions and roll, if you prefer smaller bread).
In the middle of the sheet, place the chicken filling. Add a dash of barbecue sauce if needed.
Use a knife a cut both sides of the sides to facilitate braiding as shown in the below picture.
Once the bread dough is completely braided. Brush some butter on the braided dough. Beat the remaining half of the egg with one teaspoon on water. Now brush the bread dough with this egg.
Place the bread in the preheated oven and bake for 30-35 minutes.
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