Spinach bread mildly spiced with red chilli flakes and topped with roasted sesame seeds..

By shanobiju  

July 28, 2016

This bread is soft and mildly spicy . Green chilli paste can be added instead of red chilli flakes .

  • Prep: 1 hr
  • Cook: 30 mins


2 1/2 cups All purpose flour /Maida

1 1/8 tsp Instant dry yeast

1 tbsp Sugar

1/2 tsp Salt

3/4 cup Warm water

1 tbsp Oil

1 tbsp Fresh cream

1 tsp Red chilli flakes

1 tsp Black sesame seeds

1 tsp White sesame seeds

100 g Spinach leaves


1Wash and clean the leaves .

2Blanch it .

3Make a thick puree without adding water .

4In a bowl ,mix flour. sugar , instant dry yeast, fresh cream and salt .

5Mix it well .

6Add spinach puree and red chilli flakes .

7Mix it well .

8Add warm water .

9Knead well for 5-6 minutes .

10Add oil and knead for another 3-4 minutes .

11Shape it into a ball and transfer it into a well oiled bowl .

12Cover it with cling film .

13Let it double in size . Meanwhile roast the sesame seeds lightly . Keep it aside .Let it cool .

14Now punch down the dough gently .

15Knead gently for a minute or two .

16Roll it into rectangle .

17Roll it tightly .

18Shape it into a log .

19Transfer it into a loaf tin . I used 8" x 3.5" loaf tin . Apply water using a brush and sprinkle sesame seeds .

20Wait for the second rise . Meanwhile pre heat the oven at 180 degree C with top and the bottom rods on . Cover the loaf with an aluminum foil and bake for 25 -30 mins. Now take the loaf tin out and remove the aluminum foil . Butter/egg/milk wash using a brush . Place it back in the oven and bake for another 5-7 minutes until the top is brown .

21Transfer it to a wire rack and apply butter with a brush . Allow it to cool well at least for 3-4 hrs before slicing .


10 Reviews

Shano Biju

August 22, 2018

Sweta,I always use 200ml standard measuring cup.


August 18, 2018

Please tell what is the cup size

Shano Biju

August 3, 2018

I always use Gloripan instant dry yeast for my bakes..


July 30, 2018

So good, pls let me know which yeast brand you have used.. Mine is always a disaster may be because of yeast.

Shano Biju

March 21, 2017

Thankyou Ramesh for the appreciation..
Very happy to receive the beautiful feedback..

T Ramesh

March 19, 2017

Thanks.Tried it today and loved the crunch of the sesame seeds , the softness of the bread and the aroma that filled our home this afternoon. Precise instructions.Thanks again. Writing it down in my recipe book.

Shano Biju

March 6, 2017

Neha..you can use butter instead of cream..


March 5, 2017

What is the use of cream any replacement or can i skip it

Shano Biju

January 19, 2017

Najwa..I am not sure about it..Sorry


January 13, 2017

This looks delicious! Can I switch AP flour for whole wheat or multigrain flour?

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