Garlic Knots

By Priya Srinivasan - I Camp in My Kitchen - Sunday, January 25, 2015

Starting another week of Blogging Marathon, and for this week's theme i chose Bread Stubs. While going through the list there were lot of  delicious bread recipes, had a tough time selecting 3 recipes from the list. These garlic knots were in my to-do for a very long time. I baked them last week for our evening snack and planned a soup for the dinner. Though couldn't make the soup,  we loved the garlic knots. Fresh knots straight from the oven were such a delight to nibble. 
Source : Simply Recipes
1 & 3/4 Cup Bread flour
3/4 cup warm water
2 tsp instant yeast
1 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar
1 tbsp olive oil

Garlic butter for brushing the knots
5 tbsp butter
5 cloves of garlic
1/4 cup chopped coriander
1 tsp salt
  • I used my food processor to make the dough, you can knead the dough using your hands also. 
  • Take the flour, yeast, salt and sugar together in the processor bowl. Pulse twice to mix well. 
  • Slowly add warm water and start kneading to a dough. Add oil at the end and knead for around 2-3 minutes at a medium speed to get a soft dough. If kneading by hand knead for around 5-7 minutes or until the dough soft without any cracks on top.
  • Rest the dough in a well oiled bowl until it doubles well in volume for around 60 - 90 minutes. 
  • Once doubled, remove the dough onto a well-floured surface. Punch it down to remove the excess air. Divide the dough into 3 equal parts. Work with one part of the dough, while keeping the rest covered in a bowl.
  • Line a baking tray with parchment paper. Roll the dough into a square of 6 inches and cut them into strops of 1 inch each. Take one strip, roll it into a rope of 7-8 inches long. Join the ends and make a knot.  Rest the knots in a parchment-laid baking tray. Continue the same with rest of the dough.
  • Let the knots rest for an hour or until doubled in size.  While the knots are resting, prepare the Garlic-butter. Chop the garlic finely, in a small tadka pan, add garlic to the hot pan and saute for a minute then add butter and chopped coriander.Let this simmer on the stove for 5 minutes. Take it off the stove and let it rest until use. 
  • Preheat the oven to 220C. Bake the knots for 13 minutes. Take it out of the oven, brush generously with garlic-butter and bake again for 5 minutes or until well browned on top.
  • Take it out of the oven, let it cool completely on a wire-rack.  Serve it warm with a bowl of soup or as a snack with your evening tea. 
Sending this to Bake Fest #39, happening @ +Cooks Joy's space.
Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#48

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  1. This is on my wish list too. The knots turned out great.

  2. Fantastic garlic knots, cant take my eyes from those cuties.

  3. The knots look lovely Priya..and definitely on my to do list..perfectly done.

  4. one of my to do list bread. loved the knot

  5. Knots looks so cute and delicious .

  6. perfect with some spaghetti and meat sauce

  7. These knots are irresistible and perfectly baked.

  8. Priya, I was planning on making this as well..your knots have turned out so well!

  9. Wow!!!perfectly made garlic knots...

  10. This is in my to-do list...Yours look a fantastic- its so soft with perfect colour. Can't wait to try it

  11. Perfect looking garlic knots. My family's favorite :)

  12. Perfectly made garlic knots. They are looking super cute.

  13. Cute looking, perfectly made knots.

  14. I wanted to make them when I was doing bread stubs. They've come out perfect. Awesome! Jayanthi(


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