Coriander Cumin Savory Bread ~ No Knead Bread

>>  Tuesday, April 28, 2015

As I was telling yesterday, though I had a different plan, I changed it during the course of time and decided to bake dinner ideas. It only helped that some of my fellow buddies were already doing similar ideas and since I was bookmarking it, I decided I might as well make it right now, instead of increasing my bookmark list.

So for the second day, the dish that caught my eye was Priya Srinivasan's No Knead Tutti Frutti Bread. Yea I know you will wonder when it was savory bread, why a sweet bread caught my eye. The genius she is, she so smartly made two other savory breads and was trying to pique our interest. I had to ask her right away about the measurement and she so sweetly updated right away. 

I knew I had the huge task of baking all the four breads over the weekend. And was seriously planning how to accommodate all of them. I even had a pact with hubby dear, saying that he will have to have bread for his dinner. Poor guy, when I told him that I was going to make Pesarattu for dinner, he asked what happened to the bread that he was supposed to have. 

Since my hands were sticky most times, he even helped me with clicking some of the sbs pictures. Even though I planned on baking all the four breads, after Focaccia and this, I felt full beyond understanding. I was eating bread for my lunch and dinner as well. So I realized I had to postpone the other two for later. I am only hoping I will be able to make the last one!

Did you see that cute looking Salt shaker? Well that's a gift from Usha and I have been waiting to use it. The day was too pressing with too much cooking and end of all that, thinking for plating takes a beating. So it was so hard to even imagine how I wanted this bread to be kept. I saw Konda working and her books were lying near by. I thought I might as well click in the frame. Yes she is in 10th grade this year and will no longer help me much or that's what I have been telling her. The year is going to be hectic for all of us.

When I had started this blog, she was in her 2nd std and we have been through so many years of being a picky eater, to fussy eater and then eating because it was mentioned in the blog that she eats to the person she is right now. I don't think my blogs have helped or made an impact my boys as much as it did on Konda. I have been happy on all the positive energy that flows out of this.

Coriander Cumin Savory Bread

Ingredients Needed:

All purpose Flour - 1.5
Half of 1/4 tsp or 2 pinches of yeast
Salt - 1/2 tsp heaped
Water - 3/4 cup 
Coriander leaves, finely chopped - 1/4 cup
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
Green chilies, finely chopped - 1 to 2 nos 
White sesame for topping 1/4 tsp

Mix and refrigerate for 12 - 18 hrs

How to make the Coriander cumin Bread:

In a mixing bowl, take the flour, salt, sugar, instant yeast along with savory ingredients. Add water and mix well. 

Cling-wrap the dough and refrigerate it overnight. The dough has to rest for 12-18 hours minimum. I prepared the dough at about 9 in the night, and baked it next day by 1 pm in the afternoon.

After 12 hours of resting, take the dough out of the fridge. Prepare the loaf pan with parchment paper. Dust the dough with flour, and shape the dough into a loaf and place it in a loaf pan. 

I had only this loaf pan and was praying it should rise up. I should have simply made a ball and used a different mould. 

Let the dough sit for 2 hours. Preheat the oven to 220 C and bake the loaf at 200 C for 20-22 minutes or until the top turn golden brown. 

Remove the loaf from the oven, transfer it to a wire rack, let it cool completely. Cut and serve with your favorite spread.  

The bread turned out quite spicy and was good with tea. I noticed that even my previous no knead bread gave bigger crumb and sort of looked starchy. So I am wondering what went wrong. Taste wise it was very delicious.

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Usha April 28, 2015 at 12:15 AM  

Placing the plate near the books is a great idea and tells the story so well. That shaker is looking so good in this setup and thanks for the mention. Hope you liked it.

Bread has come out so well and has a nice texture. Coriander and green chilies have given the bread a nice color. I am sure you will the get the last bread done on time. Omg, I can't believe the BM is almost over! It is only a day away for you all on the other side of the world.

Usha April 28, 2015 at 12:16 AM  

Oh, even my no knead bread had a bigger crumb.

Srividhya April 28, 2015 at 12:19 AM  

Spicy breat. Love the addition of chillies and coriander. Great valli

Priya Srinivasan April 28, 2015 at 12:21 AM  

i too was thinking 2 green chilies must be too hot!! Love the flavors in the bread valli. you are tempting me to make this again!! :)

Priya Suresh April 28, 2015 at 12:29 AM  

Wow, such an interesting bread, coriander and cumin works awesome in bread na.

Pavani N April 28, 2015 at 2:24 AM  

Wow, your daughter is already in 10th std. time sure flies. It is good that your blog changed her taste preferences a little bit :-)
I have bookmarked quite a few of Priya Sri's bakes too -- not sure when I'll get to them. Your no-knead savory bread looks delicious.

Suma Gandlur April 28, 2015 at 9:00 AM  

I love the color and texture of that bread. I am sure my husband would love it if I prepare it.

Nivedhanams Sowmya April 28, 2015 at 10:06 AM  

Oh the no knead savory looks awesome... Love the combo of chili and coriander

Varadas Kitchen April 28, 2015 at 6:41 PM  

I like the texture of the bread. It is so even. Priya had some awesome breads this month. You have done a great job with it.

rajani April 29, 2015 at 12:41 AM  

10th already!! Time sure flies!

The bread looks nice and spicy means it would pair well with tea :-)

Padma Rekha April 30, 2015 at 12:58 PM  

Valli that bread look fantastic and I like those flavors beautifully done.

sneha datar May 1, 2015 at 1:00 PM  

Beautiful, flavorful bread, nice color too.

Harini-Jaya R May 4, 2015 at 10:21 PM  

Lovely bread. Love the flavors in there.

Saraswathi Tharagaram May 5, 2015 at 6:08 AM  

Awesome bread which is super easy to make!! love the color and flavor of coriander and cumin..

vaishali sabnani May 5, 2015 at 8:07 PM  

Wonder how I missed this beautiful post... You know I love reading your posts ,, totally enjoyed it and the bread looks super with those flavors and texture.

Archana Potdar May 6, 2015 at 8:39 AM  

I love the pics Valli and Konda in 10th is something I find difficult to believe.
I have been going back an dforth trying to check if thi sis really a no knead bread. But I think I will wait some more time before I try the bread.

Nalini's Kitchen May 6, 2015 at 9:39 PM  

Lovely bread,it has got a very nice texture and looks so tempting...

Sandhya Ramakrishnan May 11, 2015 at 5:17 AM  

I am really tempted to try a no knead now. After seeing all your posts, I feel like I am missing on something. I love the savory bread and this is perfectly the kind my family would love.

The Pumpkin Farm May 29, 2015 at 10:58 AM  

using fresh coriander has given this bread a new vibrancy altogether...this willl be a hectic year ahead for you Valli , it feels like we starting school all over again when we follow our kids education cycle...

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