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garlic bread recipe, super easy garlic bread recipe on tawa (without oven)

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garlic bread recipe on tawa or skillet – a super easy recipe of making garlic bread on a tawa or frying pan and without the oven. the taste of this garlic bread is similar to the ones we get in pizza joints. if you have an oven, you can also bake these instead of toasting on a skillet.

i often get requests to post simple, easy, quick recipes and the ones made with less ingredients. this garlic bread recipe falls in this category of recipes. if you live alone or live in a hostel or have less time for cooking, then you can rustle up this recipe as a quick bite snack.

usually i make garlic bread as an accompaniment to soups or as a starter. but they equally taste good with tea or coffee. i have also shared a cheesy garlic bread recipe which is also an easy recipe.

the aroma of garlic stands out in the recipe. so if you are sensitive to strong pungent aromas, then i suggest to slightly saute the crushed garlic before adding to butter.

homemade breads are always good, but if using bakery or store brought bread, then use good quality fresh bread. you can use wheat bread or multi grain bread or even white bread or brown bread or whole wheat sandwich bread or any bread of your choice.

if you are looking for more bread recipes for snacks then do check:

garlic bread recipe below:

4.67 from 9 votes
garlic bread recipe | garlic bread on tawa or skillet
prep time
5 mins
cook time
10 mins
total time
15 mins
 

a super easy recipe of making garlic bread on a tawa or frying pan and without the oven.

course: snacks
cuisine: world
servings: 2 to 3
author: dassana
ingredients (1 cup = 250 ml)
  • half a loaf of bread or 8 slices each of 0.75 inches - (any bread of your choice)
  • 2 tablespoon butter, salted or unsalted
  • 3 to 4 medium sized garlic (lahsun) - minced or grated
  • red chili flakes as required
  • dry oregano as required or your favorite herbs
  • black pepper as required - optional
  • salt as required, to be added if using unsalted butter
how to make recipe
preparation for garlic bread recipe:
  1. slice the loaf of bread in slices having 0.75 inches width.
  2. then halve each slice.
  3. take 2 tbsp softened butter (butter at room temperature) in a bowl. i used salted butter (amul butter). if using unsalted butter, then add a bit of salt.
  4. grate or mince 3 to 4 medium garlic directly into the butter. instead of garlic, you can also add garlic chives.
  5. mix the grated garlic very well with the butter.
  6. now spread the garlic butter evenly on all the slices. you can be more generous with the butter if you want.
making garlic bread recipe on tawa:
  1. heat a griddle or tava on a high flame.
  2. when the tawa becomes hot, reduce the flame to a low or medium. then place the bread slices.
  3. cover the bread slices with a lid.
  4. keeping the slices covered, roast till light golden and a bit toasted at the edges. 

  5. if you want a more crisp toasted texture, then you can toast the bread slices for some more minutes.

  6. once the garlic bread has got lightly toasted from the edges, sprinkle your favorite herb or spice from top. i added red chili flakes and some dried oregano.

  7. serve garlic bread hot or warm.
recipe notes

for baking in the oven - preheat oven at 200 degrees celsius. keep on top rack. bake for 4 to 6 minutes. no need to brown or toast the bread.


how to make garlic bread recipe on tawa or without oven:

1. slice the loaf of bread in slices having 0.75 inches width.

2. now halve each slice.

3. take 2 tbsp softened butter (butter at room temperature) in a bowl. i used salted butter (amul butter). if using unsalted butter, then add a bit of salt.

4. grate or mince 3 to 4 medium garlic directly into the butter. instead of garlic, you can also add garlic chives.

5. mix the grated garlic very well with the butter.

6. now spread the garlic butter evenly on all the slices. you can be more generous with the butter if you want.

7. heat a griddle or tava on a high flame. when the tawa becomes hot, reduce the flame to a low or medium. then place the bread slices.

8. cover with a lid.

10. roast till light golden and a bit toasted at the edges. if you want a more crisp toasted texture, then you can toast the garlic bread slices for some more minutes.

for baking in the oven – preheat oven for 200 degrees celsius/392 degrees fahrenheit. keep on top rack. bake for 4 to 6 minutes. no need to brown or toast the bread.

serve garlic bread hot or warm, sprinkled with your favorite herb or spice from top. here i have added red chili flakes and some dried oregano.




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This post was last modified on May 15, 2018, 8:08 pm

    Categories Baked SnacksInternational CuisinesKids RecipesStarters & Snacks Recipes

View Comments (35)

    • Thanks Sruthy for sharing positive feedback. Glad to know that your son liked the garlic bread.

  • Thanks for posting this quick recipe . It is great.
    Looking forward to such recipes and also one of pizza in tawa. Thanks again

    • welcome always reetika :) thankyou so much also have taken your request for pizza on tawa on our file.

  • Looks appetizing and the ingredients are readily available in the groceries. I will try this one later. Thanks.

  • I am new to cooking and thinking to follow this website to try my hands in cooking, today prepared garlic bread recipe which my husband really liked.
    Looking forward to make many more in coming future.
    Thanks,

    • glad meenakshi your husband liked the garlic bread on tawa recipe :) surely would keep posting more such recipes. thankyou for your kind words and you are welcome.

  • Hello mam, I have brought a new LG microwave convection oven.
    Could you please tell me which kind of utensils can I use in tha convection mode of the oven ? I mean the material. I can't find anything online :(

    • chandni, you will have an instruction book and in that the materials will be mentioned. also a staff from the company comes and demonstrates on how to operate the oven. convection mode is used for baking. so any material which is used for baking in an OTG or a regular oven can be used in the convection mode. for baking aluminium trays or pans can be used. but these aluminium trays and pans should be meant for baking only. they will be available in a shop which sells baking stuff. you can also use borosil glass pans or bowls which are specifically meant for baking. but do remember that metals like aluminium cannot be used when you operate the oven in the microwave mode. metals will cause arcing (sparks).

      the ones available in shops locally are reasonable in rates, then the ones available online. local brands will not be expensive, but imported ones from usa or europe are very expensive. also avoid non stick pans or trays and even silicon ones. have mentioned a aluminium muffin mould link below. however do check the size of your oven before you buy any pan or tray.

      http://www.pepperfry.com/rolex-aluminium-muffin-bakeware-tray-9-cavity-1345372.html?type=clip&pos=7:1

  • I like the way the recipe is explained.. the step by step explanation along with pictures is really helpful.
    i so want to try this at home.
    I have always been a garlic bread lover but felt it was a bakery magic and not a item to be tried at home.. thought it was difficult.. but this recipes seems to be so good.. and I feel like a chef already just by learning the making of it.. not sure how excited would I be after making it at my place.... thank you so much :)

    • pleased to know this and wish you all the best :) surely try and let us know how it was? and you are welcome.

  • Hello ma'am,
    Thank you so much for sharing this recipe! :)
    I am planning to try this at home today. What should I do if I want to prepare it with cheese? Please let me know :)

  • awesome website...
    very helpful recipes!!
    Thank you so much....I was looking for a garlic bread recipe for so long!!

  • You are the best!your recepies are awsome..simple and short!easy to make..I jz luvd ur receipies..thankx :-)

    • Leena, its better to check with the doctor. As every person has different requirements and different physical constitution. Its best to check with your nutritionist or physician.

  • This is really an easy and tasty recipe. It takes just few minutes with just 2-3 ingredients. I usually make this during tea time. No need of oven. My husband loves this dish. Please share more such tye of easy recipes

    • Thanks Payal for sharing your positive feedback. I will try to add some more easy and quick recipes.

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