Mince Braid

Mince Braid


3cups flour
15ml sugar
1pkts instant dry yeast
3ml salt
50g butter
15ml oil
1 egg
1½cups lukewarm milk
Filling ingredients

onion, finely chopped

400g mince

5ml salt

5ml ground jeera

5ml ground koljana

5ml turmeric powder

10ml chilli powder

15ml garlic and ginger

50ml chopped fresh dhunia

Method for filling: Wash and drain mince. Braise onions till golden. Add mince and spices. Blend well. Braise mince mixture until done and fairly dry. Add dhunia.

Method for bread

Sift flour, sugar and salt together. Sprinkle over yeast and mix through with fingers.
Mix melted butter, oil, and lukewarm milk well together. Add this liquid mixture to the dry ingredients and mix into a soft dough. Knead for 15-20min until smooth and pliable on a lightly oiled surface. Place in a clean oiled bowl. Smear top with oil and cover with clingwrap. Let double in volume in a warm place. Knock dough down and roll into a rectangle. Place filling in the centre, making sure that the filling is about 10-15cm away from the edge. Cut and complete as indicated on the diagram. Brush with egg, sprinkle with desired topping and allow to double in volume. Bake at 180*C until golden or an inserted skewer comes out clean (about 30-35min)

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