Kasha Bread Recipe

 
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Kasha Bread
How to make Kasha Bread
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  • Chef: Aarti Sarin Jain, Food Blogger
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Kasha is a type of cereal made with buckwheat groats which have first been roasted, then soaked and finally simmered till it becomes soft. Kasha bread is healthy, and tastes almost like a cake. Buttermilk, cream and nuts all come together to give it a beautiful texture.

Ingredients of Kasha Bread

  • 1/4 Cup Kasha
  • 1/3 Cup Boiling water
  • 1 Cup Buckwheat flour
  • 1 Cup All-purpose gluten free flour
  • 1/2 Cup Brown sugar
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 1 tsp Xanthum gum
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Cup Buttermilk
  • 1/2 Cup Cream
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/4 Cup Oil
  • 1/2 Cup Walnuts

How to Make Kasha Bread

  • 1.In a bowl soak the kasha in boiling water. Let it rest for 15 minutes.
  • 2.Preheat the oven to 350degree C and grease a loaf pan.
  • 3.Mix all the dry ingredients: buckwheat flour, all-purpose gluten free flour, baking powder, baking soda, xanthum gum and salt.
  • 4.Whisk the eggs, cream and oil until smooth.
  • 5.Stir the kasha and the walnuts to the egg mixture.
  • 6.Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients with a spatula.
  • 7.Spread the mixture evenly in the pan and bake for 50 minutes or till the tester comes out clean.
  • 8.Serve with your choice of dish.

Recipe Notes

 Don't beat the ingredients. Since it is gluten free we don't want to beat the flour too much.
The mixture will be a little stiff, but don't worry. Just smoothen it out before baking.

Key Ingredients: Kasha, Boiling water, Buckwheat flour, All-purpose gluten free flour, Brown sugar, Baking powder, Baking soda, Xanthum gum, Salt, Buttermilk, Cream, Egg, Oil, Walnuts

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