Banquet Bread

Banquet Bread

Banquet BreadHow to Make Banquet Bread

1 cup all purpose flour

1 cup wholewheat pastry flour

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 cup vegetable oil

Additional flour for the dusting

1/2 cup plain yogurt

5 tbsp warm water

 

Method:

 

1.  Sift the flour,baking powder and salt into a large bowl. Gradually add oil and yogurt and mix well.

Add water little at a time and mix well until dough is smooth and pliable. Cover with a damp and

let rest at room temperature for 1 hour.Divided into 8 equal  parts

 

 

2. On a light floured work surface,roll out one portion into a disc 6 inches in diameter. Brush the top

lightly with oil. Using a knife cut  a line from the centre to the edge. Lift one cut edge and roll it

around the circle to form a cone whose point is  at the centre of the disc . Place the pointed side

down and flatten the cone with your palm. Using a rolling pin ,roll out again into  a6- inch disc.

 

 

3. Repeat the process three times. The repeated  flattening and rolling create tiny air pockets,which

help make the bread puffy

 

4. Heat a lightly oil griddle until it begins to smoke, then heat to low. Placed the parota on griddle

and spoon 1 tsp oil all around the edges. As soon as brown spot appear all over the bottom ,flip

the bread and cook the other side, adding a little more oil if necessary. Remove from the heat.

 

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