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Middle Eastern BBQ'd Pumpkin Bread



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Middle Eastern BBQ Pumpkin Bread

  • 2 garlic cloves, (peeled)
  • 3-4 spring onions, (trimmed, chopped into thirds)
  • 10 sprigs flat leaf parsley or coriander, (leaves only)
  • 2cm piece of ginger, (peeled)
  • 1 long red chilli - or to taste, (seeded)
  • 500 grams Jap or Butternut pumpkin, (peel removed, 2cm cubes)
  • 1 level teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 level teaspoon salt
  • 50 grams vegetable oil
  • 500 grams self-raising flour
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9

Recipe's preparation

  1. Place garlic, spring onions, parsley or coriander, ginger and red chilli into the Thermomix Bowl and blitz for 3 seconds/speed 8. Set aside.
  2. Without cleaning the bowl add 500 grams of cubed pumpkin into the Thermomix Bowl and chop for 10 seconds/speed 6. Scrape down the sides of the mixing bowl with spatula and cook pumpkin for 10 minutes/100 degrees/speed 2. Allow to cool slightly.
  3. Add reserved herbs and spices back into the Thermomix bowl.
    Add cumin, salt, vegetable oil and self raising flour. Mix all ingredients for 6 seconds/speed 6. The amount of flour needed may increase slightly depending on the moisture content of the pumpkin.
  4. Transfer the rough scone dough onto a floured surface or ThermoMat and roll scone like dough into a rough circle.
  5. Divide dough into 4 equal portions.
  6. Using a rolling pin, roll each portion into a rough circles, about the same size and as a thick pita bread.
  7. Transfer each flat bread portion to a plate and layer with a piece of greaseproof paper until ready for cooking. This dough can be prepared a few hours ahead of cooking time.
  8. Place flat bread dough onto a pre-heated BBQ and cook for 4-5 minutes on each side. Brush with olive oil.
  9. Cut into wedges and serve with dips or serve with your meal.

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My friend Linda serves this delicious bread at summer BBQs. My family have loved this recipe, so I thought I would adapt with the Thermomix - it's so easy to make!

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  • Delicious flatbread - great flavour with a chewy...

    Submitted by Bozo18 on 24. January 2019 - 11:15.

    Delicious flatbread - great flavour with a chewy texture which I loved. I used commercial GF flour. They freeze well and I think they’d make a great base for a middle eastern pizza variant.

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  • Easy and tasty. I used my Roti maker to cook the...

    Submitted by Stella.easton on 17. December 2018 - 12:19.

    Easy and tasty. I used my Roti maker to cook the bread. Thanks Moira

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