Cranberry & Pumpkin Seeds Bread

Ingredients 

• 2 cup plain flour (maida)
• (2 cup wheat flour/1 cup plain flour + 1 cup wheat flour is optional)
• 2 tsp sugar
• 1 tsp instant/dry yeast (1/2 tsp fresh yeast optional)
• 1 tsp salt
• 1.5 tbs oil + some oil to brush
• 250 ml water
• Some finely chopped dried US Cranberries
• Some pumpkin seeds

Directions  

Take mixing bowl, add 2 cup plain flour (maida)
(2 cup wheat flour/1 cup plain flour + 1 cup wheat flour is optional)
Add 2 tsp sugar
Add 1 tsp instant/dry yeast (1/2 tsp fresh yeast is optional)
Add 1 tsp salt (side of the flour)
Add 1.5 tbs oil (any cooking oil)
Add 250 ml water (with room temperature), kneed it well and make sticky/smooth dough.
Take few drops of oil in your palm, apply it on dough, cover the bowl and rest it for an hour to raise and get good aeration in it.
Further sprinkle some flour on kitchen platform/work surface and take dough on it.
Apply some oil on palms and flatten dough with the help of hands.
Brush some oil/butter on it
Add some finely chopped US Cranberries
Add some pumpkin seeds and tap on it gently to stick
Fold this dough to make a roll
Cut into 3 equal shapes, brush some oil on knife and make 2 vertical cuts on it and then cut it further
Then pinch the ends together and cross the left strand over the middle strand, then cross the right strand over what’s now the middle strand.
Transfer dough into baking loaf (greased with oil and place a parchment paper in it)
Brush some oil on it
Add some chopped US Cranberries and pumpkin seeds on top
Keep the loaf in 10 mins preheated oven at 180⁰ and bake it for 20-22 mins.
(To bake it on stove – preheat big pan for 10 mins, place a strainer in it, keep baking loaf on it, cover the lead with napkin and bake for 30 mins).
Remove the loaf from oven, brush some oil/butter on bread
Rest it for 10 mins
And then your Super Yummy Cranberry & Pumpkin Seeds Bread ready!!!