A delicious bowl of soup is not complete without warm bread to dip in the broth! These rolls were a perfect accompaniment to the Italian Pasta Bean soup I had the other night. The savory thyme and lemon zest make this recipe stand out and it is worth the extra time to prepare. I also really liked the amount of black pepper added to the dough. The insides are soft and fluffy, especially when they’re still warm from the oven! Since this recipe is yeast based it takes about an hour and 45 minutes for the dough to complete 2 rises.
Recently I made a tomato based curry, and I thought that a curried roll would be a great way to accompany the stew. I came up with this recipe for a warm, curried biscuit with yogurt. They are a bright yellow color from the turmeric in the dough. Flavors of cardamom, cinnamon, and caraway are all present along with the rich and tangy flavor of yogurt. The house smelled amazing from the spices’ aroma. The crust was just crunchy enough to get a nice contrast against the soft, warm inside part of the roll. They were perfect as an appetizer with butter, or for scooping up that list bit of curry in the bowl. I will be making these again the next time I make a curry dish!
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