Indian Coconut Bread

Many people don't bother to make their own bread as they think it's too time consuming. Um, maybe they are but as busy home business entrepreneurs ourselves we've found a great recipe which doesn't take much time to prepare (and so won't take you away from your home business plans for too long!) and is perfect for snacking on during your home working day!

The Palm Tree is often referred to as 'The Tree of Life' and when you delve more deeply into the wonderful qualities of the coconut then it's not hard to see why.

Using raw coconut, or its milk or oil in your diet is a great way to help your immune levels fight infection; not to mention the joy of inhaling its scent and being transported away from your home office to a tropical island paradise!

Maybe you do spend your lunch time staring out of your home office window so nibble on this Indian Coconut Bread while day-dreaming over your healthy lunch ...


75g self-raising flour

50g The Groovy Food Company Organic Virgin Coconut oil

Pinch of sea salt

Plain yoghurt

Extra flour for dusting


Place the flour in a large mixing bowl with a good pinch of sea salt then add enough yoghurt to form a medium soft dough.

Knead for 5 minutes then wrap in cling film and rest in the fridge for 20 minutes. When nice and chilled dust a work surface with flour and roll the dough out into one large rectangle.

With a spoon, spread the Groovy Food Company organic virgin coconut oil over the dough then fold the dough back in on its self so that you have four sealed ends and the coconut oil is all contained inside.

Chill the dough to set the coconut oil for about 5 minutes then carefully roll it out again, this time just folding it back. By doing this you are mixing layers of the coconut oil through the bread.

Chill again and repeat once more. Once the dough is nice and cold and firm divide the mixture into two and roll out one piece into a circle about 15cm/5-inches in diameter.

Heat a heavy frying pan until hot adding a little coconut oil then add a paratha and cook for about 1 minute. Continue to cook as above for a total of 1-2 minutes, turning frequently. Repeat with the second paratha. Serve hot.

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