Halwai June 21, 2021


• 2 cups – Whole Wheat Pastry flour
• 1 cup – All-purpose flour
• 1 tbsp – Active Dry yeast
• 1 cup – Luke Warm Milk
• 1 tsp – Salt
• 2 tsp – Sugar
• 3 tbsp – Melted Butter
• 1 tbsp – Flour for dusting
• For Filling:
• 1/4 cup – Dry fruits (chopped)
• 1/4 cup – Nuts (sliced almonds, hazel nuts)
• 1/4 cup – Sugar
• 1 tbsp – Cinnamon powder


  1. Mix the lukewarm milk, salt, sugar and yeast in a bowl.
  2. Keep aside for 5 minutes.
  3. The yeast will turn foamy.
  4. In a large bowl add flour, the foamy yeast and 2 tbsp of melted butter and knead into a dough.
  5. The dough will be extremely sticky, but after kneading it for few minutes it will turn elastic.
  6. Place the dough in a greased bowl and keep to sit in a warm place for an hour.
  7. Roll out the risen dough into a thick disc, sprinkle finely chopped dry fruits, sliced nuts and sprinkle sugar and cinnamon powder over the fruits and nuts.
  8. Roll the dough again and place it in a greased loaf pan and keep to sit in a warm place until it rises.
  9. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  10. Brush the dough with the remaining melted butter and sprinkle the sliced almonds and sugar over the dough.
  11. Arrange the loaf pan in the middle rack of a preheated oven and bake for 30-45 minutes or until the bread turns golden brown.
  12. Remove the Bake bread from the oven and keep aside for 5 minutes.
  13. Remove bread from the loaf pan and let it cool for 30 minutes before serving.
  14. Enjoy each and every bite of this yummy swirl bread.
  15. Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipes