Yes!! You can make bread at home,eggless and no bread machine required. Try this simple recipe .It is very easy and even a beginner can bake a Bread. Long process as it takes time to rise but very minimal work.
1 cup – lukewarm milk,
1 teaspoon – sugar,
2 teaspoon/1 packet – instant yeast
4 cups – All purpose flour,
2 teaspoons – salt,
1 1/2 teaspoons – baking powder,
3/4 – yogurt
4 Tablespoons- oil (for brushing the pan and bread)
Preheat the oven at 400 F, grease 9in * 5in pan with oil .
Add sugar and yeast to warm milk and keep it aside for 6 to 8 minutes.
In a large bowl,mix flour ,salt and baking powder,make a hole in the mixture and pour yeast mixed milk and yogurt.
Now ,mix everything until it forms nice soft dough.(add little extra flour /water if required,to make a dough).
Cover it with cling wrap or by damp cloth.
Allow it to rise for 2 hours. It will triple in size.
Take the dough, dust some flour on working surface,punch and knead it for 4 to 5 minutes.
Take the greased pan ,place the dough and brush some oil on top of the dough. Cover for about 45 minutes to an hour, until it rises to top or when you touch the dough,instantly it should bounce back.
At 400F, bake for 28 to 32 minutes or until it’s slightly brown .
Take out of the oven, let it completely cool.
Cut into pieces and bread is ready!!Enjoy with butter.
⁃ Can replace All purpose flour with wheat Flour for whole wheat bread.
⁃ make sure yeast is not expired and active.
⁃ Milk should be lukewarm.
⁃ Don’t allow to rise too short or too long.
⁃ store in cool dry place.
⁃ Cut into pieces as required, bread will become dry if you cut entire bread loaf and store.
⁃ Finish homemade bread within 2 days.