Garlic Knot Recipe
Garlic Knot Recipe is an oven baked Italian bread brushed with garlic butter spread with a soft crunch and a chewy quality that you will cherish.
Garlic Knot Recipe is an oven baked Italian bread brushed with garlic butter spread with a soft crunch and a chewy quality that you will cherish. Pair it up with any pasta like Spinach Corn Pasta in Whole Wheat White Sauce and have a mouthful of garlic knot bite dipped in Low Fat Vegetable Dip Recipe with Herbs for a delicious treat. This alone can make a snack during tea time or it can be served as a starter for a dinner party.
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Instruction for The Knots
- 3 cups All Purpose Flour (Maida)
- 2-1/4 teaspoon Active dry yeast
- 1 tablespoon Baking powder
- 3 tablespoon Olive Oil
- 1-1/5 tablespoon Salt
- 1 tablespoon Sugar
- 1 cup Lukewarm Water , or milk Ingredients for Garlic Butter Spread (Mix Everything Together)
- 4 tablespoon Butter , melted
- 4 cloves Garlic , minced
- 1 tablespoon Parsley leaves , dry
- 1/2 tablespoon Basil leaves
- 1 tablespoon Red Chilli flakes
- Salt , to taste
How to make Garlic Knot Recipe
To make the Garlic Knots, prep up with all the ingredients first. Combine yeast, sugar and warm water.
Let it sit for 5 - 10 minutes. It looks like a thick creamy paste at this stage. In another few minutes (5-10 minutes) the mixture will become all frothy and bubbly.
Meanwhile, mix all the ingredients mentioned under garlic butter spread and keep aside.
In a bowl combine flour with salt and baking powder. Mix it well. Pour in yeast mixture to it and knead. Add a couple of teaspoons of oil if required.
Cover the dough and keep it aside for about 2 hours.
After 2 hours, the dough will have risen to be double in its size.
Dust the working surface with flour and knead the dough. Use your hands to flatten the kneaded dough to about 8 inches wide.
Cut the flattened dough into long strips of about 6-8 inch.
Preheat oven at 375 degrees Fahrenheit/190 degree Celsius for 10 minutes.
Start knotting them by making a loose knot, you will still have dough left at both ends. Take the left end of the dough, wrap it over the knot and into the hole of the loose knot. Gently press it down such that the dough is secured within. Repeat the same with the right end -wrap it over the knot and into the hole. Press and secure both the ends.
Repeat the process with the rest of dough and shape all the garlic knots. Arrange them 2 inches apart on a baking tray like with baking sheet.
Brush all the rolls of garlic knot with garlic herb butter spread.
Bake for 12-15 minutes.
Soft, buttery garlic knot recipe tastes great when fresh out of the oven. You can serve the garlic knots with dips such as Low Fat Vegetable Dip Recipe with Herbs or Cottage Cheese Dip Recipe with Pepper and Olives. Side it up with Spinach Corn Pasta in Whole Wheat White Sauce for a delicious dinner indulgence.
A Sales & Marketing professional by the day and a masterchef by the night, Pooja has been able to give creative edge to various Indian and western recipes. To satisfy her culinary traveling and cooking learning needs, Pooja has traveled across the country from vibrant cities to remote villages and learn the taste of real India. This has enabled her to bring the authentic taste & flavor of india on to the plate but with a modern twist.