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Oat Whole Wheat Bread






I followed Chitra mami's recipe from her app askchitvish.
Yeast-2tsp
Rolled old fashioned oats-1/2 cup
Whole wheat flour-1 1/4 cup
All purpose flour-1 1/4 cup
salt -1 tsp
sugar -1 tbsp
brown sugar - 2 tbsp
Olive oil-2 tbsp

First cook the oats with water-1 cup. let it cool.  I used active dry yeast,  whenever i use yeast I let it develop and then add to the ingredients. Add lukewarm water to the yeast along with 1 tbsp of sugar and a pinch of salt. Hot water will kill the yeast. Cold water does not help yeast grow. Mix well and set aside till it forms a frothy mix. It takes about 5-10 mts. Then add all the other ingredients and knead to a soft dough. Cover and  let sit for 2 hrs. The dough should have doubled in size. Punch it down. no need to knead. Then grease with oil and dust with flour the bread tin, leave the dough in it and cover, let sit for another hr or so till it raises again. This is very important. Let it takes it own time to raise. Once raised bake it in a preheated oven at 375 F for 30 mts. I kept a bowl of water in the oven to retain moisture in the bread, brushed the bread dough with water before putting it in the oven. 
Once the bread is browned evenly on the top pull it out and let sit inverted on the rack. let it cool. 

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