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garlic bread on tawa

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

4.15 from 14 votes
total time:
15minutes

garlic bread recipe with step by step photos – 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.

garlic bread recipe

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 the recipe of cheesy garlic bread 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 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 on tawa
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garlic bread recipe

a super easy recipe of making garlic bread on a tawa or frying pan and without the oven.
course snacks
cuisine world
prep time 5 minutes
cook time 10 minutes
total time 15 minutes
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 garlic bread 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

  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.

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how to make garlic bread recipe

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

making garlic bread recipe on tawa

2. now halve each slice.

making garlic bread recipe on tawa

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.

making garlic bread recipe on tawa

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

making garlic bread recipe on tawa

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

making garlic bread recipe on tawa

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

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.

making garlic bread recipe on tawa

8. cover with a lid.

making garlic bread recipe on tawa

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.

making garlic bread recipe on tawa

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.

garlic bread recipe without oven

dassana
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i started vegrecipesofindia.com in feb 2009. it is a pure vegetarian blog and shares recipes with step by step photos that will help you to make delicious and tasty vegetarian food easily.

i am passionate about cooking from childhood and learnt cooking from my elders. having a home science degree greatly enhanced my cooking & baking skills and took it to a different level which i now share as foolproof recipes. i was trained both in mainstream indian as well as international cuisines.


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35 comments/reviews

  1. 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.

  2. Pls tell the healthy soups recipes for pregnant women

    • 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.

  3. Such a simple and easy to do thing! Thanks a million, just love your style.

    • glad to know this saba, thanks for positive feebdack 🙂

  4. You are the best!your recepies are awsome..simple and short!easy to make..I jz luvd ur receipies..thankx 🙂

    • welcome sonali thank you for kind words and positive views.

  5. thnx fr a delicious and easy recepi. ..everyone at home loved its taste .

    • welcome ashruti and glad to know 🙂

  6. Very nice n easy recepies

    • thanks renu.

  7. Really thanks very. Nice recepies.

    • welcome jayshri

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