Pav Bread Recipe - Yummy Traditional

Pav Bread Recipe

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Pav Bread | Ladi Pav | Dinner Roll is a simple and common street food bread, soft and puffy bread rolls, It is made with plain flour and dry yeast along with some other basic ingredients when made fresh and serve with bhajivada,Kathiawar cholay, and dal kabab
Basically, the Pakistani version of bread roll is much similar to the dinner roll but softer without crisp texture, I have already shared pav bread recipe but that wasn’t much well prepared by me because my oven cheated by the time of baking so as per my calculation that wasn’t as good, I have given link above hence there you can check out the recipe
                  
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Eggless homemade pav a type of Pakistani bread rolls, they taste best when fresh out of the oven that usually being sold with kabab and choley at the vendor, One is more thing I’d like to tell you all
Those people who are familiar with Karachi, they would have seen in some of the bakeries kadak bread a little hard crust on top and remain soft from inside, in making kadak bread not a hard and fast rule is applied, this bread is similar to pav bread, just the difference between them of hard and soft crust the rest remain soft from inside  
                     
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How to make kadak bread?

  1. This kadak bread is baked like a pav bread, then is left outside in baking dish for at least 5-6 hours or until completely cool
  2. Again is preheated the oven at 50-60 C for 15 minutes and again bread is baked at a minimum temperature of oven for an hour
  3. Kadak bread is ready
  4. Also, they would know well of Aram Bagh, at there for several years is being sold kabab chutney with bread so popular food street, when I was growing up then used to go there with my mother and always used to eat therewith lots amount of tangy green chutneykabab and pav bread this thing is very memorized in my mind  
  5. Likewise, I am also inspired by another Indian food street this is the reason which I have also shared on my blog in my initial posts and mentioned above as well, Let’s we back to the recipe
  6. Pav is almost like a dinner roll but made with very few simply ingredients, it is actually what a common man in Karachi eats almost every day for breakfast or snack
  7. This bread roll isn’t served with any specific dish, each a person has own preference and choice regarding food however this bread becomes most delicious when it is served with kabab chutney or cholay likewise some of the Indian foods such as pav bhaji or vada pav
                                 
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Some important tips and suggestions and variations for the soft and spongy eggless pav bread recipe.
  1. Firstly, the key to soft pav is the kneading of plain flour dough after it is mixed with yeast.
  2. Give a proper 10-15 mins of kneading
  3.  You can also use the bread or atta maker to knead the dough. Secondly, once the dough is properly kneaded,
  4. Allow it to rest for 60 minutes so that raises and gets the shape.
  5. In addition to it, once the dough is shaped into balls and transferred to the tray,
  6. it has to be rested again. finally,
  7. Before putting the tray in the baking oven, do not forget to brush the balls with milk, butter, or egg to get a nice color.
  8. Firstly, use good quality yeast to get super soft pav.
  9. also, do not compromise on the kneading part, as the gluten needs to be developed for a feature like texture.
  10. Additionally, the size of the pav balls will double once rested. so make sure to adjust the size accordingly.
  11.  Pav bread recipe tastes great when prepared with milk and butter

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Kneading dough:
To prepare this recipe firstly activate the yeast by combining lukewarm water sugar and dry yeast in the mug or directly bowl stir to mix well and cover with any lid then leave it in a warm place for 10 minutes until bubbling and foamy texture appears on top
                               
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Then pour 1 tbsp oil and mix well reserve second tbsp oil for using later
                    
              
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Take a large-sized bowl pour the yeast mixture into the bowl, then sift the flour in the same bowl
                    
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Add ingredients to the flour, mix them together with a spatula


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Keep mixing until the dough is formed, transfer to the working surface and start kneading the dough with the help of palm around 5 minutes, the dough turns sticky at this stage add lemon essence and remaining oil, Dough will seem oily and stick not to worry    
              
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Keep Continue kneading for another 10 minutes, The dough will absorb all the oil and turns super soft and elastic dough
                  
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Here you can see in the below picture how dough gets stretchy texture
                      
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Tuck the dough and place in a bowl
Cover with cling wrap or cloth
And rest for 1-2 hours in a warm place
                     
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Allow raising the dough until it doubles in volume
                         
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Making dough balls:
Further, Punch the dough
Transfer to the working surface, and knead it slightly to remove air incorporated  
                       


Cut the dough into equal portions
Roughly cut and divide into 9 equal pieces  
                        
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Give it to smooth ball sized shape

                        
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Grease the square aluminum tray with butter or line the butter paper
                     
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Place the balls into a lined tray
Place them leaving equal space in between, Now cover with kitchen napkin, and allow resting for 30 minutes or until again double in sized
                  
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Meanwhile, turn on the oven and preheat at 200 c for 20-25 minutes

Whisk the egg with milk
                  
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Baking pav:
Pav bread have reached till brim of the baking tin
                                 
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Apply egg wash over pav bread with the help of muslin cloth without damaging the balls
                                 
                    
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And bake them at 200 C for 20-25 minutes or until turns to golden brown from top
                 
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Once the pav is out of the oven,
Rub with butter or oil to get a shiny look      

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Also cover gain with a kitchen napkin to get super-soft, leave them for 10 minutes by covering, Then transfer to the cool wire rack and allow to cool completely  
                                        
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Finally, pav bread is ready to serve
                        
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You can see inside the look of bread so spongy and super soft. Pav bread also can be served with butter, jam, or tea
               
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Pav bread is a simple and common street food bread, soft and puffy bread rolls, It is made with plain flour and dry yeast along with some other basic ingredients

Ingredients:
  1. 280g, all-purpose flour
  2. 1 tsp, instant dry yeast
  3. 1/2 tsp, bread improver
  4. 3 tbsp, milk powder
  5. 2 tbsp, oil or butter
  6. 2 tbsp, sugar
  7. 1/4 tsp, salt
  8. 2-3 drops, lemon essence optional
  9. 125 ml, water lukewarm 
How to make the pav bread?
Instructions:
  1. To prepare this recipe firstly activate the yeast by combining lukewarm water sugar and dry yeast in the mug or directly bowl stir to mix well and cover with any lid then leave it to a warm place for 10 minutes until bubbling and foamy texture appears on top
  2. Then pour 1 tbsp oil and mix well reserve second tbsp oil for using later
  3. Note: you can use lukewarm milk then you can skip powder milk
  4. Take large-sized bowl pour the yeast mixture to the bowl
  5. Sift the flour in the same bowl
  6. Add bread improver, milk powder, and salt to the flour
  7. Mix them together with a spatula 
  8. Keep mixing until the dough is formed
  9. Transfer to the working surface
  10. And start kneading the dough with the help of palm around 5 minutes
  11. The dough turns to sticky at this stage add lemon essence and remaining oil
  12. The dough will seem oily and stick not to worry
  13. Keep Continue kneading for another 10 minutes
  14. The dough will absorb all the oil and turns to super soft and elastic dough
  15. Tuck the dough and place in a bowl
  16. Cover with cling wrap or cloth
  17. And rest for 1-2 hours in a warm place
  18. Allow raising the dough until it doubles in volume
  19. Further, Punch the dough
  20. Transfer to the working surface, and knead it slightly to remove air incorporated  
  21. Cut the dough into equal portions
  22. Roughly cut and divide into 9 equal pieces  
  23. Give it to smooth ball sized shape
  24. Make sure tuck the dough to prevent from any scars appearing
  25. Grease the square aluminum tray with butter or line the butter paper
  26. You can use round or any tray of your choice
  27. Place the balls into a lined tray
  28. Place them leaving equal space in between
  29. Now cover with a kitchen napkin
  30. And allow resting for 30 minutes or until again double in sized
  31. Meanwhile, turn on the oven and preheat at 200 c for 20-25 minutes
  32. Whisk the egg with milk
  33. Pav bread has reached till brim of the baking tin
  34. Apply egg wash over pav bread with the help of muslin cloth without damaging the balls
  35. And bake them at 200 C for 20-25 minutes or until turns to golden brown from top
  36. Once the pav is out of the oven,
  37. Rub with butter or oil to get a shiny look
  38. Also, cover gain with a kitchen napkin to get a super soft
  39. Leave them for 10 minutes by covering
  40. Then transfer to the cool wire rack and allow to cool completely  
  41. Finally, pav bread is ready to serve
  42. You can see inside the look of bread so spongy and super soft
  43. Pav bread also can be served with butter, jam or tea
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