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Paneer Bread Loaf

Paneer Bread Loaf

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 120

Cook Time : 30

Total Time : 150


Serves 6

  • Flax meal /powder 2 tbsp

  • Hot water 6 tbsp

  • Dry active yeast 4.5 tbsp

  • Honey/Sugar 2 tsp

  • Luke warm water 1/2 cups

  • Scrambled fresh paneer 453 gms

  • Onion powder 1 tsp

  • Dried Rosemary 2 tsp

  • Fresh basil leaves 2-3 sprig

  • Salt 2 tbsp

  • Whole wheat flour/Atta 3 cups

  • All purpose flour/Maida 1.5 cups

  • Chai seeds 1 tsp


  • 01

    Mix 2 Tbsp of flax meal/powder with 6 Tbsp of hot water .Keep on kitchen counter for 15 minutes.

  • 02

    Proof the yeast by sprinkling the dry yeast over the lukewarm water and stir until blended, then stir in the honey, and set aside for 10-15 minutes.

  • 03

    After 10-15 minutes, the yeast should have bubbled up and bloomed in the bowl (if it hasn't the yeast is either too old or water was too hot, which killed the yeast).

  • 04

    Meanwhile yeast and flax egg is preapred ,in a big bowl mix scrambled paneer, onion powder,dried rosemary, baking powder, salt, and fresh basil leaves.

  • 05

    After 15 minutes flax is ready to use ,add flax egg to paneer mixture.

  • 06

    Mix flax egg with paneer mixture until thoroughly combined.

  • 07

    Pour in the yeast mixture and mix until thoroughly combined.

  • 08

    In a another big bowl add 3 cups of whole wheat flour and 1 1/2 cup of all purpose flour.

  • 09

    Make a well in the center of flour and add yeast paneer mixture .

  • 10

    With fingers or a wooden spoon mix the flour and paneer mixture together until combined to a slightly wet,workable dough,add a Tsp or more water if necessary.

  • 11

    Transfer the dough onto a lightly greased surface and knead for at least 10 mins until smooth and elastic.

  • 12

    After 10 minutes sticky dough turns into a nice smooth ball.

  • 13

    Place in an oiled bowl and cover with a piece of oiled cling wrap and keep in warm place to rise until double in size.

  • 14

    Mean while prepare the pan with parchment paper and keep aside.

  • 15

    Punch down, and shape into loaf.

  • 16

    .Place in prepared bread pan, and re-cover with the oiled cling wrap.

  • 17

    Keep in warm place for another 30 minutes.

  • 18

    Sprinkle chia seeds on top and bake the loaves at 176*C for about 30 minutes .Once the loaf has browned on the top, remove the pan from the oven, let them cool a minute or two, then carefully roll the loaves out of the pans.

  • 19

    Remove and allow the bread to cool completely on a cooling rack before cutting .



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