Eggless Garlic Zaatar (Thyme) Rolls
Recipe type: Bread
Cuisine: International
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Serves: 4
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup water
  • ¾ tbsp instant yeast
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 1-1/2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 50 gm butter
  • 2 tbsp garlic paste
  • 2 tsp zaatar - dried thyme
  • A pinch of salt
  • Sesame seeds for sprinkling
  • Milk for brushing
  1. First let's prepare the dough. Mix all the ingredients except the oil in a large bowl and knead into a smooth dough.
  2. Finally knead well again with oil. Cover the bowl with a muslin cloth and keep aside for 1 hour or till it doubles in size.
  3. Soften the butter. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well until combined. Keep aside.
  4. Grease an 8 inch cake pan well and set aside.
  5. Once the dough doubles in size, punch the dough and divide into two balls.
  6. Flatten one ball into a large rectangular shape.
  7. Spread the garlic zaatar butter into the center
  8. Roll the dough to represent a long tube. Cut into four pieces and place in the pan.
  9. Do the same thing with the remaining dough.
  10. Keep closed with a muslin cloth for further 20-25 minutes.
  11. Preheat the oven to 170 degrees.
  12. Pull out the pan, sprinkle sesame seeds lavishly and brush lightly with milk.
  13. Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes till a golden crust develops. Serve warm!!!
Recipe by The Big Sweet Tooth at