Slightly dense and sweet bread, and this one is made in the humble pressure cooker
Dissolve sugar in the warm water
Ensure that the water is only just warm, you don't want to kill the yeast
Add the yeast to the solution. Let it proof. (the yeast will start to look like a creamy foam)
Now mix in the oil and salt
Mix in one cup of flour at a time and mix in well
The final dough will not stick to your hand at all
Gather the dough together and keep it in a vessel that would allow it to rise at least double the size
Cover with a thin moist cloth (it should not touch the top of the dough)
Once it has risen to double the size (usually in 1-1.5 hours when the temperature is pretty warm) punch down the dough once
Oil the tin in which you intend to bake the bread
Divide the dough if you need to if you are using multiple pans and place the dough in the tin
Let it stand and rise for another 30 minutes or till it has risen by at least another half
Set a stand in your pressure cooker (no water. Completely dry) so that the tin doesn't touch the base of the cooker
Place the tin on the stand and close the lid (without the weight on the whistle)
Cook on medium flame for 15 minutes.
Lower the flame and open the cooker, brush oil on top of the loaf (it would have already risen)
Close and cook on low flame for 15 minutes.
You have delicious fresh home made bread, enjoy it with a mayo or spread or marmalade or jam!
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