wheat bread recipe | whole wheat bread | wholemeal bread or atta bread

wheat bread recipe | whole wheat bread | wholemeal bread or atta bread with detailed photo and video recipe. a type of brown bread recipe prepared with whole-wheat flour or chakki atta as a healthy alternative. traditionally bread are prepared with plain flour or maida but this homemade bread is prepared with wholemeal wheat. these wheat-based bread are ideal for breakfast and sandwich recipes but can also be served as butter toast.
wheat bread recipewheat bread recipe | whole wheat bread | wholemeal bread or atta bread with step by step photo and video recipe. traditionally it has been prepared with all-purpose flour with an activating agent like yeast baked in a conventional oven. however, usage of plain flour or bread flour may not match certain people with specific dietary requirements and hence to cater those wholemeal bread is prepared.

bread recipes have always been a popular dish throughout our history since the beginning of agriculture. bread has been a staple food of many cuisines all over the world and hence you may see myriad ways and variations to it. in india especially the north indian cuisine practices flatbreads prepared especially with wheat and plain flour. however, the cuisine’s of europe and africa generally shape the bread into a loaf which can be later sliced for the specific requirement. even this recipe post deals with the same concept of bread loaf which is later sliced into thin bread slices. moreover, these individual eggless whole wheat bread slices come with air pockets which makes it soft and spongy. these bread slices can be used for wide range of dishes like a sandwich, bread-related snacks and even bread related desserts.

whole wheat bread

furthermore, some critical and important recommendations and tips while preparing the wheat bread recipe. firstly, the bread recipe does not include any fancy ingredients and is prepared with basic ingredients like wheat and yeast mixed with milk or water. but the critical aspect remains in the kneading and yeast proofing. i have kneaded the dough for about 15 minutes which is later followed by shaping and tuck in. there isn’t any short-cut to it as has to be done patiently. in addition, once the dough is shaped and has risen in the baking tray, do not forget to brush and wash it with milk. this step helps to give a golden brown and crunchy texture.

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wheat bread recipe
wheat bread recipe | whole wheat bread | wholemeal bread or atta bread
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Resting time
2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

easy wheat bread recipe | whole wheat bread | wholemeal bread or atta bread

Servings: 1 loaf
Author: Hebbars Kitchen
Ingredients (1 cup = 255 ML)
for homemade bread:
  • 1 cup milk warm
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • ½ tbsp dry yeast
  • 3 cup wheat flour / atta
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • ½ cup water as required
  • ½ tsp butter to brush
for bread maker:
  • 260 ml water
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • tbsp sugar
  • 210 gm maida / plain flour
  • 210 gm wheat flour / atta
  • tsp dry yeast
Instructions
  1. firstly, in a large mixing bowl take 1 cup warm milk.
  2. also, add 2 tbsp sugar and ½ tbsp dry yeast. mix well.
  3. rest and allow the yeast to activate.
  4. further add 3 cup wheat flour, 1 tsp salt and 2 tbsp oil. mix well making sure everything is combined well.
  5. additionally, add ½ cup water and knead well.

  6. cover with cling wrap or moist cloth and rest for 2 hours.
  7. after 2 hours, the dough will double in size. knead again to a cylindrical shape.

  8. cover and rest for 30 minutes or till dough rise just an inch above the loaf pan.
  9. place the bread loaf pan in preheated oven and bake at 180-degree celsius for 30 minutes.
  10. finally, serve whole wheat bread or atta bread with jam or make a sandwich.

how to  make whole wheat bread with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a large mixing bowl take 1 cup warm milk. for a vegan recipe, replace with warm water.
    wheat bread recipe
  2. also, add 2 tbsp sugar and ½ tbsp dry yeast. mix well.
    wheat bread recipe
  3. rest and allow the yeast to activate.
    wheat bread recipe
  4. further add 3 cup wheat flour, 1 tsp salt and 2 tbsp oil. mix well making sure everything is combined well.
    wheat bread recipe
  5. additionally, add ½ cup water and knead 5 minutes.
    wheat bread recipe
  6. take the dough on a flat surface and sprinkle some wheat flour to prevent from sticking.
    wheat bread recipe
  7. continue to knead till the dough turns light, airy, and chewy. fold the dough and tuck well.
    wheat bread recipe
  8. place the kneaded dough into greased bowl. cover with cling wrap or moist cloth and rest for 2 hours.
    whole wheat bread
  9. after 2 hours, the dough will double in size.
    whole wheat bread
  10. take the dough out and knead by folding from corners.
    whole wheat bread
  11. roll into cylindrical shape, and flatten slightly.
    wholemeal bread or atta bread
  12. fold the dough and roll tight.
    wholemeal bread or atta bread
  13. place the dough into greased bread loaf pan and press from all sides. i have used bread loaf pan from smith+nobel – 21x11cm
    wholemeal bread or atta bread
  14. cover and rest for 30 minutes or till dough rise just an inch above the loaf pan.
    wholemeal bread or atta bread
  15. brush the bread dough with milk to get golden brown colour while baking.
    wholemeal bread or atta bread
  16. place the bread loaf pan in preheated oven and bake at 180-degree celsius for 30 minutes.
    wheat bread recipe
  17. rub a tsp of butter on top of bread to make a soft and shiny crust.
    wheat bread recipe
  18. remove immediately from pan onto a cooling rack. let it cool at least 10 minutes before slicing.
    wheat bread recipe
  19. finally, serve whole wheat bread or atta bread with jam or make a sandwich.
    whole wheat bread

whole wheat bread using bread maker:

  1. firstly, in a kent atta maker & bread maker’s pan put 260 ml water, ½ tsp salt, 3 tbsp sugar and 2½ tbsp oil.
    how to make bread in bread maker
  2. also put 210 gm maida, 210 gm atta and 1½ tsp dry yeast. always add liquid followed by 1½ tsp dry ingredients.
    how to make bread in bread maker
  3. press menu button to set whole wheat bread.
    how to make bread in bread maker
  4. also set the weight to 750 grams and colour setting to a dark crust.
    how to make bread in bread maker
  5. press start button to start making bread. (takes 4 hours to automatically knead, ferment and bake bread)
    how to make bread in bread maker
  6. once the process is complete, remove the bread pan.
    how to make bread in bread maker
  7. remove the bread from bread pan slowly and cool for 20 minutes before slicing.
    how to make bread in bread maker
  8. finally, serve whole-wheat bread with jam / use to make a sandwich.
    how to make bread in bread maker

notes:

  • firstly, make sure to knead the dough well, it will not turn soft.
  • additionally, to prepare white bread, replace wheat flour with maida.
  • furthermore, if you are vegan then replace milk with water.
  • finally, whole wheat bread or atta bread stays good for 2 days as we are not using any preservatives.
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