Pizza Pull Apart Bread

BM # 26 Day 2

I had been eyeing the pull apart breads since a long time, but somehow never had the courage to bake one myself. I think I should give credit to Gayathri for influencing me,  after seeing her amazing collection of breads, I was truly inspired.So here is a super soft bread which is more like a pizza .My hubby who avoids any kinds of breads gave me a green signal to go ahead and make JUST that bread for a future dinner.So for the second day of BM # 26 ,cooking with all purpose flour , relish this Pizza Bread.

1 cup wheat flour
½ cup all purpose flour
1 tsp instant yeast
1 ¼ tsp salt
1 tsp sugar
2 tbsp olive oil
1 cup warm water
Mix both the flours, yeast, salt, sugar and 2 tbsp olive oil.
Add warm water and knead a soft dough.
Sprinkle some all purpose flour and knead the dough for about 10 minutes.
Place the dough in a greased bowl and cover it.
Leave it to rise for an hour.

Tomato Puree’
4 tomatoes
2 bay leaves
1 onion , finely chopped
1 tsp garlic , finely chopped
2 tbsp ready tomato puree’
¼ cup tomato ketchup
1 tsp sugar
2 tbsp olive oil
Salt to taste
Blanch the tomatoes.
Peel and finely chop the tomatoes.
Heat olive oil.
Add bay leaf .
Add onions and garlic. Saute’.
Add tomato and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
Add ready puree’ and ketchup.
Add salt.
Let cool.
Grind to a paste.

Other ingredients
Olives, sliced
Jalapenos, chopped
Grated mozzarella cheese

Roll the dough into a big round disc.
Apply the puree’.
Throw in some olives and jalapenos.
Sprinkle herbs and cheese.
Starting from front ,roll up the dough like a swiss roll, a little tightly.
Seal the edges with the help of water.
Cut the roll into even slices. Place the rolls in a cake tin in a circular pattern..
Leave it to rise for another 30 minutes.
Pre heat the oven at 200 deg and bake for 30 - 35 minutes.


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