Dill Bread Recipe

Dill Bread Recipe

Ingredients : Makes two loaves

20 ml

475 ml

30 ml

1.05 kg


60 ml



150 g

20 ml

Active dried yeast

Lukewarm water


Strong flour

Onion, chopped


Large bunch of dill, finely chopped

Eggs, lightly beaten

Cottage cheese


Milk, to glaze

Method :
  • Mix together the yeast, water and sugar in a large bowl and leave for 15 minutes to dissolve.
  • Stir in about half of the flour. Cover and leave to rise in a warm place for 45 minutes.
  • In a frying pan, cook the onion in 15ml of the oil until soft. Set aside to cool, then stir into the yeast mixture.
  • Stir the dill, eggs, cottage cheese, salt and the remaining oil into the yeast. Gradually add the remaining flour until the dough is too stiff to stir.
  • Transfer to a floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic. Place in a bowl, cover and leave to rise until doubled in volume, about 1 - 11/2 hours.
  • Grease a large baking sheet. Cut the dough in half and shape into two rounds. Place on the sheet and leave to rise in a warm place for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 190oC/375oF/Gas 5. Score the tops, brush with milk to glaze and bake until browned, about 50 minutes.
  • Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

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