How to make Rusk -

Enjoy these rusks with cups of hot tea.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Fresh yeast (ताज़ी यीस्ट/ ख़मीर )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters


Rusk Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 1-1.30 hour

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Rusk Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 cups

  • Fresh yeast 1½ teaspoons

  • Castor oil A pinch + cup

  • Salt 1 teaspoon

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Milk for washing


Step 1

Take yeast in a bowl. Add a pinch castor sugar and 2 tablespoons warm water, mix and set aside to activate.

Step 2

Take flour in another bowl. Add ¼ cup castor sugar and salt and mix. Make a well in the center, add activated yeast and whisk well with an electric beater.

Step 3

Add olive oil and whisk to form a soft dough. Cover with cling film and set aside to prove for 15-20 minutes.

Step 4

Grease a baking tin with some butter and dust with some flour.

Step 5

Transfer the dough onto worktop and knock back to release excess air.

Step 6

Transfer the dough into the greased baking tin and level it out. Cover with cling film and set aside to prove for 15-20 minutes.

Step 7

Preheat oven to 180° C.

Step 8

Brush some milk on top. Place the tin in the preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes. Remove from oven, cool and demould.

Step 9

Slice and bake again at 120° C for at least for 30 minutes. Serve.

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