Tri-color swirl bread recipe is a combination of all-purpose flour, spinach, and carrot. I made this as part of the independence day. (step-by-step-recipe)
About Tri Colour Swirl Bread Recipe:
Tri colour swirl bread is a combination of maida, spinach, and carrot. I tried this recipe on the 75th Independence day, to make the occasion memorable.
Though I could not get the exact same colors of our national flag, because I did not use any artificial color. But then I was happy to get the shades of our national flag.
My daughter was also very excited to see the tri-color bread. She loved the multicolored bread.
This proves that kids love colorful dishes and especially when it is well presented.
This bread is a great option for moms who struggle every day to feed veggies to their kids. All you need to do is blanch the palak and carrot and keep the puree ready, and then mix them into the dough and bake. Yes, it’s that simple.
You can make this recipe on any given day and can pack it for your kid’s lunch box recipe.
Why you Should Make Swirl Bread?
Nowadays kids, tend to eat more bread than chapati. We as a parent apply some sauces or spread and give them. This means that they are not consuming their veggie portion. But if you add those veggies to the bread itself and bake and feed, then it takes care of both.
Here’s a few reasons why you should make this Swirl Bread –
- great way to feed your kids, more veggies.
- no artificial color
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Basic Ingredients Used to Make this Recipe:
This recipe uses very minimal ingredients and does not require any fancy items.
- All-purpose flour: Today I have used maida for this recipe, to get the nice tri-color. but if you want you can use wheat flour as well.
- Milk: You’ll need fat in the dough to make soft bread. The addition of milk in this recipe gives a fantastic texture.
- Yeast: I have used Instant dry yeast for this bread, but you can use active dry yeast as well.
- Sugar: Sugar feeds the yeast, increases its activity, and softens the dough.
- Milk Powder: I have used milk powder in this recipe which helps in softening any bread.
- Butter/vegetable oil: I have used vegetable oil in bread, but you can also use butter or olive oil as well.
- Salt: In order to make flavorful bread, salt is much needed for this recipe.
- Spinach: For the green color I have used spinach here, you can even use mint or coriander leaves.
- Carrot: For the orange color, I have used carrot. Though you will be not getting the exact color of orange, since after the veggies come in contact with heat the color doesn’t remain the same. But no problem, at least you be getting the shades of orange without using any artificial color.
- Water: Water to knead the dough.
Tri color Swirl Bread Recipe
- 3 cups Maida 3 cups for the dough + 2 cups extra
- 2 tsp Yeast
- 1/2 cup Milk
- 1 tbsp Milk Powder
- 2 tsp Salt
- 3 no Carrot blanched and ground
- 2 tbsp Palak puree
- 1 tbsp Sugar
- 3 tbsp Oil
- Corn meal to knead
- In a bowl add warm milk and sugar.
- Once the sugar is dissolved, put yeast into the mixture and stir well.
- Leave it for about 3-4 minutes so that the yeast proofs.
- Once the yeast has proofed, add 3 cups of maida, salt and milk powder to the yeast mixture.
- Mix the dough well.
- Then add water and knead the dough. Keep in mind that the dough has to be slightly sticky. If necessary add a little more water.
- Once you have partially kneaded the dough into a sticky texture, take it out on a platform and knead it by stretching and folding the dough.
- Keep kneading the dough for about 10 minutes until you see that the stickiness is gone and that the dough has become soft.
- Now add 1 tbsp of oil and knead the dough again for another 3-4 minutes.
- When the dough is done, make a ball out of it by folding it from the sides to the bottom.
- Grease a bowl with 1/2 tbsp oil and place the dough in the bowl. Brush another 1/2 tbsp oil on top of the dough.
- Cover it and let it rest for about 1 hour until the dough doubles in size.
- After 1 hour, uncover the dough and Punch the dough to release the air. Take the dough out on a platform and gently mix it again. Don’t knead it too much.
- Now cut the dough into 3 parts in 5:3:2 ratio
- Take the smallest part and add the palak puree into it and mix it well. If you see that the dough has become sticky, use the extra maida that we have kept and mix it and knead it until the stickiness goes and a soft dough is made.
- Take the largest part and add the carrot puree and follow the same process.
- Now let the dough rest for another 20 minutes.
- After 20 minutes the dough would have doubled again.
- Take the biggest part (saffron color) and roll it into a square shape.
- Now take the second part (white color and roll it into a slightly smaller square than the saffron one.
- Finally take the green part and make a cylindrical shape out of it.
- It is now time to assemble.
- On the saffron base, place the white base and then the green base and roll it into a cylindrical shape.
- Grease the bread tin with oil.
- Place the dough in the tin and slightly press it to form shape.
- Cover the dough with a moist cloth and let it rest for about 15 minutes.
- After 15 minutes, grease the top of the dough with milk
- Bake the bread in a pre-heated oven at 240 degrees for about 15 minutes.
- Your tricolor swirl bread is ready.
- Take the bread out and let it cool on a wire rack before slicing it.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tri Color Bread Recipe:
Why does my bread not rise?
In 90% of the cases, it is because the yeast is not good.
How can you tell if yeast is good?
To test if your yeast is still active, combine 1 teaspoon sugar with 2 1/4 teaspoons yeast (one packet) in 1/4 cup of warm water. After that, wait ten minutes. The yeast is still good if the mixture bubbles and creates a yeasty fragrance.
What can be used instead of yeast?
You can use Baking powder, baking soda, and sourdough starters as substitutes. You can read more about the same here.
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