It is true that baking is an art, whether it’s a dessert or any kind of breads. I have always been skeptical about using yeast not because of anything else but because of the time factor. Apparently, yeast baking takes longer time and moreover I have always been afraid of the fact that what if yeast work on my breads? What if my bread does not rise? What if my breads are not soft and fluffy?
Even though cooking is my love and my profession, yet I get nervous many a times when I am trying something really new and especially if its little out of my comfort zone. Cooking healthier food is my passion and coming up with new recipes of my own is what I enjoy and this motivates me to bring new healthy recipes for you all.
I was asked by my very good friend to bake some dinner rolls for her and she requested me to bake something with yeast. My mind went into a horizontal direction and I was about to decline her request when suddenly my heart said…..go to store first and find something more friendly and suitable to my cooking style.
I found this wonderful yeast, Fleischmann’s Rapid Rise Instant yeast (fast acting). I decided to give it a try before saying no to her. After all how can I say no to cooking. Never!!! That’s not me!!! I went ahead and created this recipe Quinoa Chia Dinner Rolls. Even though it was the first time I was using yeast I decided to create my own recipe instead of following the standard recipe.
I used quinoa flour for complete protein content, wheat bran for fiber, chia seeds being one of the super foods, rapid yeast for quick rising of these dinner rolls, maple syrup for little sweetener, whole wheat flour for binding. When I combined all the ingredients into dough, the dough started to rise. In less than 1 hour my dough rose to its required consistency and was as soft and fluffy as I had imagined. I was delighted by my experiment and was happy that I gave a try to yeast baking.
After shaping and baking these dinner rolls I delivered them to my friend and asked for her honest feedback. She highly recommended me to bring this recipe on my blog and share it with my readers.
If you are scared of using yeast like me then I would genuinely recommend you to follow this recipe and overcome your fears. These Quinoa Chia Dinner Rolls were a big hit. I bake them on my other friend’s demand quite often now and yes how can I forget my family. Of course, they also get to enjoy this deliciousness.
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