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Whole Wheat Braided Bread

Whole Wheat Braided Bread

A designed braided bread. They can be enjoyed with butter and dips.
Course Breakfast, Main Dish, Snack
Cuisine Global
Keyword braided, bread, kids, lunchbox, seeds, snack, wholewheatflour
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 642kcal


  • 4 cups whole wheat flour Use 3.5 cups for kneading and 0.5 cups for dusting and further addition of dough if required for kneading.
  • 2 tbsp milk powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 tsp instant dry yeast (two sachet of 7 gm)
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 cup water (luke warm)
  • 3/4 cup milk lukewarm
  • 4 tbsp oil and little more for greasing dough
  • 1 tbsp butter brushing the braided bread
  • 1 tbsp extra milk brushing the braided bread
  • 1 tbsp flax seeds sprinkling on the braided bread


  • After the second proving as mentioned in the recipe for whole wheat bread, take the flour and roll it in the shape of a log.( If you want to use the entire dough in making one braided loaf then use the entire dough for the procedure . If you want to make it in small portions then divide the dough into the numbers you want and then follow the procedure below for making braids. )
  • Now make three parts from the dough and roll them as shown.
    Whole Wheat Braided Bread
  • Start making braids. Pinch one end together. Now first overlap the left side roll on the middle dough. Then the place the right roll over the left overlapped roll. Now take the middle roll on left side and bring it up for overlapping the right roll. take the left roll and overlap on the middle roll and continue further this way making the braids.
  • Once the braids are done, Pinch the other ends together. Place it for second proving for 45 minutes.
  • The bread is risen after the proving. Sprinkle the flax seeds over them and brush it with milk.
    Whole Wheat Braided Bread
  • Bake it in preheated oven for 20 min at 200 C
    Whole Wheat Braided Bread
  • Brush it with butter and serve.
    Whole Wheat Braided Bread


Calories: 642kcal | Carbohydrates: 95g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 649mg | Potassium: 604mg | Fiber: 15g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 198IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 133mg | Iron: 5mg