Braided Chicken Bread With & Without Oven

Make the best chicken bread with methods to bake without oven, in air fryer and oven. Easy technique for making perfect bread braids #foodfusion #Foodfusionpk #digitalammi #ChickenBread #Braidedbread

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Prepare Chicken Filling:

-Cooking oil 3-4 tbs

-Lehsan (Garlic) chopped 1 tbs

-Pyaz (Onion) chopped 1 Cup

-Chicken qeema (Mince) 500g

-Zeera (Cumin seeds) roasted & crushed 1 tsp

-Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) 1 tsp

-Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste

-Lal mirch (Red chilli) crushed 2 tsp

-Mixed herbs 1 tsp

-Chicken powder ½ tbs

-Maida (All-purpose flour) 2 tbs

-Soy sauce 1 tbs

-Tomato ketchup 2 tbs

-Doodh (Milk) ½ Cup

-Cheddar cheese grated ½ Cup

-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped handful

Prepare Dough:

-Warm water ¾ Cup

-Bareek cheeni (Caster sugar) 1 tbs

-Khameer (Instant yeast) 3 tsp

-Cooking oil 1 tbs

-Anda (Egg) 1

-Maida (All-purpose flour) sifted 3 Cups

-Namak (Salt) ½ tsp

-Cooking oil 1 tsp

-Cooking oil 1 tsp

-Mozzarella cheese grated

-Anda (Egg) whisked

-Lal mirch (Red chilli) crushed

-Safed til (Sesame seeds)

-Makhan (Butter) melted



Prepare Chicken Filling:

-In a wok,add cooking oil,garlic & mix well.

-Add onion,mix well & sauté until onions are translucent.

-Add chicken mince & mix well until it changes color.

-Add cumin seeds,black pepper powder,salt,red chilli crushed,mixed herbs,mix well & cook for 2-3 minutes.

-Add chicken powder & mix well.

-Add all-purpose flour,mix well & cook for 2-3 minutes.

-Add soy sauce,tomato ketchup & mix well.

-Add milk,mix well & cook until it dries up (3-4 minutes).

-Add cheddar cheese,fresh coriander & mix well until cheese melts.

-Let it cool.

Prepare Dough:

-In a bowl,add warm water,caster sugar,instant yeast & mix well,cover & let it proof for 5 minutes.

-Add cooking oil,egg & mix well.

-Gradually add all-purpose flour,salt & mix well with the help of wooden spoon.

-Add remaining flour & mix until well combined.

-Sprinkle dry flour & knead until dough is formed (3-4 minutes).

-Add cooking oil & knead dough again.

-Grease with cooking oil,cover & let it proof for 1 hour (warm place).

-Sprinkle dry flour & knead dough again until smooth.

-Divide the dough into two equal parts,take one portion,make a ball,sprinkle dry flour & roll out with help of rolling pin.

-Make slits/cuts with the help of knife on both of the longer sides.

-Add chicken filling & mozzarella cheese.

-Start bringing the topmost slit ends across from each other alternately.

-Keep going, remember to alternate, left to right...right to left.

-Place the braided bread on a baking tray dusted with dry flour.

-With the help of the brush,apply egg on braided bread,sprinkle red chilli crushed & sesame seeds (makes 2 large or 3 medium breads).

Option # 1: Baking

-Bake in preheated oven at 180C for 20 minutes.

-After baking,apply melted butter,cover with kitchen cloth & let it rest for 10 minutes.

Option # 2: Air fry

-Air fry in preheated air fryer at 170C for 10-12 minutes.

Option # 3: Pot Baking

-In a pot,place steam stand/wire rack,cover & preheat on medium flame for 10 minutes.

-Place braided bread & bake in pot on medium flame for 18 minutes.

-After pot baking,apply melted butter,cover with kitchen cloth & let it rest for 10 minutes.


Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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