Wheat flour takes longer time to digest which helps maintain blood sugar levels. Good for weight watchers. Wheat is believed to be rich in nutrients and low in fat content and easily available all over the world. Even after processing the nutrient content is retained in wheat.

Wheat also contains a healthful portion of vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, and E and folic acid, as well as calcium, phosphorus, zinc, copper, protein, magnesium and iron.

Bread, cakes, muffins, indian flat breads, pasta , crackers are some of the food items made from wheat.

This recipe is very easy to prepare and adding orange juice and orange zest elevates the flavour. If you like orange flavour go for it.


  • Wheat flour 1 cup
  • Fresh orange juice 1/2 cup
  • Yeast 1 tsp
  • Sugar 1 tsp
  • Butter 1 tbsp + 1 tsp
  • Warm water 3 tbsp
  • Milk 1/4 cup
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Sesame seeds 2 tsp
  • Orange zest or lemon zest 1 tbsp
  • Any oil 1 tbsp


In a bowl add warm water, yeast and sugar. Mix well, cover and keep aside. In ten minutes it will froth. If it doesnt froth, yeast is not good quality and your bread won’t rise, so make sure yeast should be of good quality.

In a large bowl add wheat flour, butter and salt, mix it. Add yeast and mix well.

Add the orange juice , orange zest and try to gather dough. Add milk little at a time and gather everything into a sticky dough.

Add oil and knead for ten minutes. Cover the dough and keep it to rise for an hour or two.

Grease a bread tin wih butter or place a parchment paper, the bread won’t stick to the bottom.

After the dough rises, beat it down. Knead it for ten minutes and roll it and place it in the greased bread tin. Wrap a cling film or cover the dough for half an hour.

Once the dough rises again after half an hour, brush butter on top of the bread.

Add sesame seeds and brush milk on top of bread. This will give a nice colour to the bread.

Preheat oven for ten minutes. Bake the bread dough for 20 to 25 minutes at 180°C in baking mode.

Once the bread is baked keep it to cool on a wire rack.

Slice it with a serrated knife and enjoy with tea.

Categories: Bread, breakfast

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