Garlic Knots /Eggless Garlic Knots

Holiday season has started and its a perfect time to bake and keep the house warm.To to celebrate this holiday season we group of bloggers participate in Bake-A-Thon.
Bake-A-Thon is an event started by Valli and in December we have a baking marathon.And we will be posting baked recipes every Monday,Wednesday,Friday with week ends off throughout this month.
For the first day I will be sharing garlic knots,one of our family's favorite recipe.As my kids love garlic flavored bread,I tried this garlic knots.The knots came out so delicious with a perfect texture.I have already shared a version of garlic-coriander pull apart bread.Try this garlic knots and serve it along with some soup for a comforting dinner for the winter holidays.

                                                 Garlic Knots/Eggless Garlic Knots

   Basic Information

   Preparation time ~ 20-25 minutes
   Proofing time ~ 2 hours
   Cooking time ~ 25-30 minutes
   Makes ~ 7-8 


All purpose Flour/maida
1.5 cups+1 tbs
for dusting
Instant yeast
1.25 tsp
Unsalted butter/oil
(room temperature)
3 tbs
2 tsp
1.25 tsp
Luke warm milk 
1/2 cup+2 tbs for
if needed

 For the garlic butter

3-4 cloves
(mined or grated)
Coriander leaves
2 tbs(finely chopped)
Unsalted butter/oil
(room temperature)
3 tbs
a pinch
  • Take all purpose flour,instant yeast,salt and sugar in a bowl.To this add the lukewarm milk and mix it to a slightly sticky dough. Now add the butter to the dough and incorporate well and knead to a soft dough.on a floured surface knead the dough for at least 7-8 minutes till it becomes smooth.If you are using a stand mixer,knead in a low speed for 3-4 minutes.Cover it with a damp cloth and keep it in a warm place for raise for an hour.Meanwhile mix the finely chopped coriander leaves ,mince garlic,butter and keep it aside.
  •  After 1-1.5 hours the dough would have doubled.Punch down the dough and flatten the dough.Roll it and cut it into strips as shown.Take each strip and roll it to a rope and make a knot as shown.
  •   Arrange the knots on a lined baking tray and cover it with a foil.Keep it in a warm place for 30 minutes for the second raise.
  •  Before 10 minutes of the second raise pre heat the oven at 350 F.Brush the rolls with milk or heavy cream or butter.Bake it for 20 minutes or till the roll turned golden in the preheated oven.Meanwhile prepare the garlic butter by mixing all the ingredients given and set it aside.Now take the baked rolls from the oven.
  • Apply the garlic butter generously to each roll and keep it in the oven for another 3-4 minutes.Turn off the oven and remove it.
  • Serve it warm.


This is part of the Bake-a-thon 2016


They look so elegant, really awesome!

Perfect rolls to go with a cup of piping hot soup!! Looks so tempting Nalini!

Those garlic knots look perfect and so inviting Nalini..very nicely baked!

Love garlic flavor in breads. Garlic rolls have come out perfect.

Love this cute mini Garlic Knots!! Lovely!!

They looks ultimate, just love this garlic knots.

These rolls look so elegant Nalini. As usual amazing snaps..

Beautifully done garlic knots Nalini.

Wow Nalini, these garlic knots look so tempting and delicious.

yours look so nice and buttery - just like the ones at the pizza shop!

Have used this recipe & really really love it. Can you also please share how to reheat it in case we want to eat later. Or if we should bake it lesser to heat in oven later?

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