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                            CRUNCHY MILLET BREAD
 
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 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Breads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       c            Raw millet seeds
    1       ea           Package dry yeast
    2       c            Warm water
      1/4   c            Safflower oil
    2       tb           Molasses
    4       c            Whole-wheat flour
    1       c            Unbleached white flour
    1 1/2   ts           Salt
      1/4   ts           Ginger powder
      1/4   ts           Turmeric
    2       tb           Sunflower seeds, toasted
      1/2   c            Raisins -ÿÿapricots,
                         -- optional
 
   Toast millet in hot dry skillet, stirring frequently, for 5 to 7 minutes.
   Combine yeast with 1/2 c warm water & let stand till it froths. Stir in
   remaining water, oil & molasses.
   
   In a large mixing bowl, combine flours, salt & spices.  Make a well in the
   centre & pour in the wet mixture.  Work into a dough & then add sunflower
   seeds & raisins or apricots if using.  Knead dough for 10 minutes, adding
   more flour as needed.  Cover & let rise until doubled in bulk.
   
   Punch down, divide dough into two parts & shape into loaves.  Place in loaf
   pans & let rise till doubled in bulk.  Score the tops, brush with warm
   water & bake at 400F for 10 minutes.  Reduce oven to 325F & bake for
   another 35 minutes.  Cool on racks.
   
   Nava Atlas, “Vegetarian Celebrations”
  
 
 
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