This popular Portuguese corn bread recipe (receita de broa de milho) takes a little time but it's worth it.
|Preparation time||20 min|
|Cooking Time||1 h|
|Ready In||3 h 20 min|
|Level of Difficulty||Easy|
500 grams of corn flour250 grams of rye flour180 grams all-purpose flour400 ml boiling water300 ml warm water1 tablespoon coarse salt20 grams fresh/bakers yeast Get Portuguese ingredients
- In a big enough bowl, scald the corn flour in boiling water, knead it well and let it rest for one hour.
- In a small bowl, add the salt and yeast in warm water until well diluted.
- Add the water with the yeast to the corn flour preparation and knead very well.
- Add the rye flour and finally the all-purpose flour little by little.
- The dough that hold well and is sticky.
- When it has this consistency, no more flour should be added.
- Cover the bowl with the dough with a cloth and let it rise for 1 hour.
- Form the bread and bake it in the oven at 180°C for 1 hour.
Recipe Credit: Petit Chef
Yes I did use all of the water. The corn flour + 400 ml of boiling water, which barely hydrated the corn flour but I really kneaded it well. Then the 300 ml warm water but the dough was very dry. Even with very little AP flour added. I will try again and add more water. Thank you for your quick reply, I just wanted to make sure that the quantities were all correct. I got very excited to see this broa recipe with rye flour! I remember this tangyer, darker broa from my youth!
2 months ago, Friday, September 22, 2023
May I check the boiling and warm water quantities with you? I followed the recipe but the dough turned out very very dry - I only added 1/3rd of the all purpose flour. Thanks in advance for your reply back.
2 months ago, Thursday, September 21, 2023
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