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Garlic Pull-Apart Rolls...step by step.

Picture updated minus the grated carrot!
Garlic pull-apart rolls are so pillow soft that the moment you bake them you feel proud as a baker. These garlic rolls are eggless and so easy to make....all it takes is just 2 hours!! and that makes it one of my frequently baked homemade bread.

I made this as an after-school-surprise for my kids and believe me it was the most fluffiest and spongiest rolls....and it came out just fine in the first that makes this special right??? I just added one grated carrot to the garlic mix .......the rolls were enough to satisfy two hungry kids. Nidhi had it with tomato sauce and she wanted me to bake another set to take to school and Cheriyan wanted the filling to be with chicken the next I had some left over chicken fry and I added those shredded chicken pieces to the garlic mix and it came out just great too!!!
UPDATE/ Jun 15, 2016
Check out my video on how to make garlic rolls on tawa/skillet on the gas stove.

Ingredients for the dough:
Flour/maida: 1 1/2 cups.
Warm water: 1/2 cup.
Instant yeast: 1/2 tsp.
Salt: 1/2 tsp.
Sugar: 1 tbsp.
Olive oil/butter/ghee: 1-2 tsp.

To make garlic spread:
Salted butter: 5 to 6 tbsp.
Coriander leaves chopped: 2 tbsp.
Grated carrot: 1 (optional)
Minced garlic: 3 to 4 cloves.

1. Mix everything together with the warm water (except the oil) and bring it into a smooth dough. ( guessed right no need to ferment yeast separately.) Then add oil to your finger tips and knead until the dough springs back when you press with your finger.

2. Cover with a wet towel and keep in a warm place for 35 to 40 will double its initial size. In the meantime make the garlic spread by mixing all the ingredients and keep aside.

3. Grease a baking dish and keep aside. Knock down the air in the dough and and divided the dough into 2 equal parts and roll the dough into 1/2 inch thickness using a rolling pin; apply flour to prevent sticking. Spread about 2 tbsp garlic spread on top.

4. Roll it firmly and cut into 4 equal parts and place them (cut side up) on the greased dish. Repeat the same procedure for the remaining dough.

5. Brush a little milk on the rolls and add the remaining garlic spread on top. Again cover it with a wet cloth and keep for another 20 min........bake them for 30 min in a preheated oven.

6. Just out of the oven!!!.

Serve hot!!!!

UPDATE: June 9th 2013-I updated the pictures, since I make this most weekends, in the updated picture, I did not add carrots, also I kept one of my old pic, to let me remind myself from where I started :). Thank you for all your support, my beautiful friends.

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  1. they came out really well n best part is its eggless ...gr8 job dear

  2. Sooo tempting garlic bread rolls..excellent..

  3. Hayırlı günler, ellerinize, emeğinize sağlık. Çok leziz ve iştah açıcı olmuş.


  4. Awesome! Even i had seen it in Suhaina's blog and had thought of making them too! U've done a real good job, now its tym 4 me to try too ;)

  5. Looks awesome and delicious...

  6. You have an award waiting to be collected, Nisa Homey

  7. love making these delicious beautiful addition of carrots
    check out the event in my site

  8. wow dear, those rolls looks delicious. Thanks for linking it to our event. Just wanted to mention one thing, I guess by mistake you linked the blog URL instead of this specific post URL, so please take care in future. This time I will fix it for you :)

  9. I just typed the comment and it vanished:( OK so second time....These rools look so warm,confy & cosy sitting next to each other in the pan. I am so tempted to grab one now and enjoy it with my cuppa tea& a pat of butter...yummmy!!!!

  10. Looks delicious nice garlic rolls.

  11. Whoo...that looks amazing..soft n so fluffy..bookmarked:)
    Thanks a lot for linking this to bookmark event :)

    US Masala

  12. they look so scrumptious!! awesome presentation!

  13. lovely rolls.. look yum . great blog! following u..

  14. that's fantastic garlic bread ....I need to try,,as I am new to baking world...will be very happy to read and try baking recipes..

  15. Thanks for trying the garlic rolls with confidence.. I am happy that such a simple recipe has become a super hit in the blog sphere.. Even beginners can try a hand on it and I guarantee that it will be a super hit..
    I am really happy for you. HAPPY TO KNOW THAT UR KIDS LOVED IT.Wonderful clicks too.. The addition of carrot looks nice.

  16. Rolls are so cute. Just love to grab one!

  17. Come out perfect adn love the swirls.Do visit my blog

  18. Rolls look absolutely delicious !

  19. tried this with reluctance as I dont do much baking...but it came out well and my son loved it...

    1. Merry-Thanks for stopping by...and I am so glad that it came out perfect for you :)

  20. I tried this last week but didnt come out well...may be the yeast let me down!...should try again soon.. :)

  21. Hey our rolls look quite similar no?I too thought the rolls in a cake tin looks nice!!

  22. I love garlic breads, I haven't many in quite a while. Time to take care of that:)
    Love the addition of carrot, for a little sweetness.
    Thanks for sharing Nisa

    best wishes,

  23. These Garlic Rolls looks amazing. I would really like to try this recipe. Thank you so much for bringing them over to Full Plate Thursday please come back and don't forget to link back. Thank you.

  24. Congratulations! Your Garlic Bread Rolls are featured on Full Plate Thursday this week 1-20-22011.
    Thank you for coming!
    Miz Helen

  25. I am try this out tomorrow. wish me luck.

  26. @Archana, I am glad you are going to try this....hope it turns out perfect.
    Thank you all for the lovely thoughts and encouragements...really appreciate it.

  27. Were they yummy? Just 2 left in the tray that is before hubby dear returns from work.
    Must try it out again later.
    Thanks to your encouragement that I managed to bake bread.

  28. These look soooo yummy! Would love for you to link this one or any of your other MOST POPULAR recipes in our Star Recipes Collection (recently started but growing daily)!

  29. I made a mini version of these ... they were delicious ... thank you!!!

  30. I made them yesterday and they were the softest and best rolls we have ever eaten. My whole family just loved them, and they disappeared in ten minutes flat! Have you tried reducing the butter? I want to make it a little less rich next time and I will let you know how it turns out with half the butter.

  31. What is the temp setting for these rools?

    1. Anon-thanks for stopping by...I baked at 180 degree C for 20-30 min.

  32. You have a great collection of recipes. Will have to come back more often to check them out. Loved this recipe of garlic rolls without eggs.

  33. Did not turn out well......thinking yeast was old.....what temp do you cook at?

    1. Hi Anon-thank you for stopping by :) ..I baked it at 180 degree C....pls use fresh instant yeast next time....hope this helps (one tip-store yeast in fridge always).


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