Tuesday, 27 October 2015

English Muffins

English Muffins
Ingredients
4 cups All Purpose Flour
1/2 cup Lukewarm Milk
1/2 cup Milk + 2 tbsp Curd
1 tbsp Sugar
1 1/2 tsp Dry Yeast
2 tbsp Samolina
Salt to taste
2 tbsp Oil

Method
Take 1/2 cup LukeWarm Milk in a cup. Add sugar and yeast,  mix it. Let stand for 10 minutes till the yeast rises.  In a large bowl, milk + curd and yeast mixture and 1/2 the flour, mix it well. Add rest of the flour and salt, mix  and  knead it. If required add more water or milk little at a time to get a soft dough. Add 1 tbsp oil and knead it well  for 5 minutes. Put the dough in a greased bowl, cover and let it rise. Punch the dough. Roll out the dough about 1/2 inch thick. Cut rounds with a big round biscuit cutter. Take a baking tray. Grease it, Sprinkle samolina on the baking tray and place the cut doughs into the tray.  Sprinkle Samolina on top of the cut dough. Cover and let rise for 1/2 hour. Heat greased griddle. Cook the muffins on griddle about 10 minutes on each side on medium heat  or until brown on both the sides. Arrange the muffins in a baking tray and bake for 10 to 15 minutes at 150 degrees celcius in a preheated oven. Allow to it to cool. To use,cut the muffins in to half and toast it. Serve with butter, or cheese spread  or jam.