Halwai May 20, 2019


• 2 cups – whole Wheat pastry flour
• 1 tbsp – active Dry yeast
• 1/4 cup – lukewarm water
• 1/2 cup – Pumpkin puree
• 1 tsp – salt
• 1 tsp – Sugar
• 1 tbsp – Flax seeds
• 1/4 cup – Olive oil


  1. Mix the yeast, sugar and salt in lukewarm water and keep for 5 minutes, until the mixture turns foamy.
  2. Mix the whole wheat pastry flour with the flax seeds.
  3. Slowly add the foamy yeast, pumpkin puree and olive oil and knead into a soft dough.
  4. Place the dough in a greased bowl, cover the bowl with a towel and place in a warm place.
  5. Let it sit for an hour until it doubles in volume.
  6. After an hour, punch down the doubled dough and knead again.
  7. Make medium sized balls from the dough and arrange one by one in greased muffin moulds.
  8. Set them side again for an hour in a warm place.
  9. Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  10. Brush the dough with olive oil, sprinkle flax seeds over them and bake on the middle rack for 20 minutes until a golden brown crust forms over the bread.
  11. Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipe

Recipe courtesy of Priya