Easy bread Croissants

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Ingredients:

  • Warm water ½ cup
  •  Doodh (Milk) ½ cup at room temperature
  •  Cheeni (Sugar) 1 tbs
  •  Khameer (Instant yeast) 2 tsp
  •  Maida (All-purpose flour) sifted 3 Cups
  •  Namak (Salt) ½ tsp
  •  Cooking oil 2 tbs
  •  Water ¼ Cup or as required
  •  Vegetable oil 1 tsp
  •  Butter 100 g at room temperature
  •  Egg whisked

Directions:

  • In a bowl add warm water, milk, sugar & mix well.
  • Add yeast powder & mix well. Let it rest for 5-8 minutes. Set aside.
  • In a bowl add all-purpose flour, salt & mix well. Add yeast mixture, oil & mix well.
  • Gradually add water & knead the dough for 5 minutes. Grease with oil & cover with damp cloth.
  • Let it proof for 1 hour or until double in size (at warm place).
  • Spread the dough on sheet & sprinkle dry flour on it. Knead the dough again & cut into 3 parts.
  • Roll out one part of dough with the help of rolling pin in round shape.
  • Add & spread butter over it & fold the dough in square shape. Press a little & keep the folded dough in refrigerator. (Avoid any air pockets)
  • Roll out second part of dough with the help of rolling pin in round shape.
  • Add & spread butter over it. Now place the folded dough in the center.
  • Wrap the dough over the folded dough in the same pattern & keep it in refrigerator.
  • Repeat the procedure with the third part of dough.
  • Tightly wrap the folded dough with cling film & refrigerate it for at least 4 hours.
  • Remove from cling film & sprinkle dry flour over the dough. Roll the dough into rectangular shape with the help of rolling pin. (Approx. 10×15 inch size)
  • With the help of measurement scale cut 3.5 inch size strips. (makes 5 strips)
  • Now cut each stripe diagonally to make triangles. (Makes 10)
  • Now take (12 inch long) one triangle and make an incision at the base. Fold the triangle from the base and roll upward.
  • Place the croissants on the greased baking tray. Folding end must lay down.
  • Give egg wash and let them proof for 1 hour.
  • Bake in preheat oven at 200 C for 12-15 minutes.
  • Serve and enjoy!

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