Monday, April 29, 2013

The Aromatic and Heavenly Pull-Apart Pesto Rolls

for Pesto
1 1/2 cup packed basil leaves1/4 cup olive oil1/4 cup parmesan cheese1/4 cup chopped walnuts2 green chillies3 garlic pods1/4 tsp saltProcedure:
Add all the above ingredients and make a rough paste,your pesto is ready to use .

Ingredients for rolls ( 2 sets )2 cups all purpose flour3/4 cup warm milk2 tbsp melted butter2 tbsp sugar1.5 tsp instant yeast1/2 tsp salt1/4 cup grated mozzarella cheese In a big bowl add yeast,sugar,salt n warm milk let it sit for 10 min. It will become foamy. Then add butter mix nicely. Then add flour slowly 1/2 cup at a time n stir with spatula. Then take it out of the bowl n on a lightly floured surface knead it for 5 min n then make it into a ball. Grease it with oil then put it in a bowl n cover with a damp cloth n let it sit for 1 hr.

The dough size will double after 1 hr, knead it again nicely and divide it into two parts and spread it with a roller like chapatti with 2mm thickness and apply pesto sauce equally and sprinkle mozzarella cheese evenly. Then roll it and cut into 1 inch thick swirls. Let is rest for 20 minutes.

Preheat the oven for 180 Celsius. Bake the roll for 30-40 min till golden brown. Remove the baking tray and brush all the rolls quickly with butter ,let it cool. 

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