bread sticks recipe
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bread sticks recipe with step by step photos. Italian bread sticks made with wheat flour and flavored with sesame seeds.
Prep Time2 hrs 15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time2 hrs 30 mins
Course: starter
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 24 bread sticks
Calories: 58kcal
Author: Harini


  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1.5 teaspoons instant dry yeast
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons dried italian herbs
  • 3/4 cup luke warm water add ore if needed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt
  • sesame seeds
  • Nigella seeds


  • Take 1 cup luke warm water in a mixing bowl. Add sugar and yeast to it. Let the yeast proof and bubble.
  • Add 2 cups whole wheat flour, salt, 2 tablespoons olive oil to the yeast slurry. Mix well. Knead well and make a soft dough. rest the dough for 1.5 hours.
  • Once the dough is doubled in volume, punch it back and knead again slightly. Divide the dough into 2 parts.
  • Roll one part into a circle of 1/4' thickness.
  • Spread nigella seeds and sesame seeds on the rolled circle. Press slightly.
  • Make slits over the rolled circle as seen in the picture. Take each stick and make some irregular shapes.
  • Carefully arrange the shaped sticks in a baking sheet.
  • Cover with a cloth and rest for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven at 220C. Place the baking sheet in the oven and bake for 12-15 minutes. Serve bread sticks with soup or as snack wit tea. Store the remaining in airtight container.


1. You can use maida instead of wheat flour
2. You can use dried herbs for flavoring too.


Calories: 58kcal