ONE DOUGH… MANY CREATIONS

Today i decided to try out a nice rich dough . My daughter Chaya wanted to learn how to bake buns. I  have already shared a few recipes making dough but this dough is rich and delicious. You can make lots of things out of it..sweet and savoury. I made an olive focacia, a kabab roll, chooclate stuffed buns and even a small cute pizza!! The dough has to be worked a lot and my daughter chaya made it with me! I used egg for this dough but vegetarians can omit this and can even substitute milk for anything else they find suitable.
INGREDIENTS FOR THE DOUGH:
1 sachet (2 teaspoons) of dry active yeast
8 teaspoons of sugar
1 teaspoon of salt
1/2 cup of warm water
1/2 cup of warm milk (or more)..you can use even soya milk or any kind of milk
1/2 cup of melted butter
500 grams of white lour (maida)
1 egg , optional
Put the yeast in a bowl and add the warm water and leave it for a few minutes for the yeast to get frothy. Add the sugar and salt and then the white flour and the butter. Add the egg and using milk make a soft pliable dough. Knead the dough for at least 5 mintues till it gets really smooth.
Cover it and keep it in a warm place so it rises to double its size!! Now you can use it.
FOR HONEYCOMB CHOCOLATE FILLED BREAD
make small balls out of the dough… Roll them a bit and stuff with a piece of chopped chocolate. Seal and place in a round oven proof dish one next to the other so it resembles a honeycomb. Bake in a preheated ocen at 200 deg
FOR KABAB ROLL:
roll a bit of the dough to an oblong shape. Put the kabab in and roll it. Seal well and bake
FOR OLIVE BREAD
shape the dough into a nice oblong or round shape about 1 inch thickness. Put olives into it pressing them in slightly. Bake till browned
Thats it!! You can do soo many thing with this dough!!!!!!

Made by my daughter from the same dough :):)

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