by Pallavi Purani

Whole Wheat Focaccia

I have a die hard fan of focaccia’s. I have been trying different versions of it but I guess I landed on a recipe that works out the best for me.

For those of you who do not know what this is, focaccia is a flat bread that resembles a pizza dough. It can be topped with tomatoes, olives, onions and herbs.

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Whole Wheat Focaccia
I have a die hard fan of focaccia's. I have been trying different versions of it but I guess I landed on a recipe that works out the best for me.
Course breads
Prep Time 60 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
serving
Ingredients
Course breads
Prep Time 60 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
serving
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. In the warm water, add yeast and sugar. Cover it and keep aside for 10-15 min to froth.
  2. In a bowl, add the flours, salt, red chilly flakes and mix with a fork.
  3. Make a well in the center, add the yeast mix and mix well.
  4. Add a tbsp of cold water at a time to bring it all together.
  5. Once a dough is made, take it out on a clean platform/chopping board.
  6. Dust it with some flour and knead, knead and knead. Push the dough away with the base of your palm and bring it back together.
  7. Do this until it is nice and smooth and gluten is formed. We are looking for elasticity.
  8. Add the oil and knead it one final time.
  9. Put it in a clean bowl and cover it with cling film.
  10. Let it rise/proof for 1.5-2 hrs.
  11. Once it is done, oil the baking tray.
  12. Punch the dough and put it in the tray. Make sure it is well spread. We dont want few flat and few very risen bits.
  13. Poke the dough with your finger and drizzle oilve oil.
  14. pre heat oven to 170C.
  15. Put onions and tomatoes on it (press them in) and let it proof for 30 min.
  16. Bake for 15-20 min. The done-ness of bread will be when you touch it, it should spring back on you.
  17. Take it out of the oven. Let it cool down for 10 min.
  18. Get it out of the tray and cut it in shape you like.


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