Chia Sesame Seed No Knead Bread

When it comes to bread, supermarkets and bakeries offer a variety of bread, from wholemeal, white, soft, crusty, Italian, Vietnamese, Turkish, 4 seeds, 8 seeds, toast, Vienna, to those containing sultanas or olives. They all come plain, or in a plastic bag, some in a cellophane bag, and some in fancy packaging. And none of them are cheap. So, we offer you the idea to be creative – spending as much as ½ hour all together and making your own bread. So be creative, add whatever you want to your bread and be proud that you made it yourself. All you need to buy is a bread pan, if you want a loaf shape, if not – feel free to use any other baking dish – everything is good enough. Try this chia sesame seed no knead bread recipe.

Here is the recipe for Chia Sesame Seed No Knead Bread:

Makes 1 loaf

Preparation: 15 minutes

Rising time: 90 + 45 minutes

Baking: 45 minutes


  • 400 ml warm water
  • 1 sachet dry yeast
  • Pinch row sugar
  • 1 tbs sunflower oil
  • 2 tsp Himalayan salt
  • 4 cups wholemeal flour
  • 50 g chia seeds
  • 50g sesame seeds + 1 tsp to top


Step 1

Mix water, sugar, yeast and oil in a bowl and stir until dissolved. Let rest for 10 minutes to activate.

Step 2

Add salt, flour, chia, and sesame seeds and mix well to combine. Stir with a spatula for 5 minutes, until the flour is moistened. Cover and leave in a warm place to rise for 1½ hours or until it is doubled.

Step 3

Use a spatula to deflate the dough by moving it around and folding it until deflated.  Coat the baking dish with oil and transfer the dough to the pan and shape the dough. Make a few shallow cuts on top and sprinkle with sesame seeds. Cover and let rise for another 45 minutes.

Step 4

Preheat oven to 180 °C. Put the bread in the oven and bake for 45 minutes.

Step 5

Remove the bread from the baking dish and place it on the rack to cool. Coat the bread with melted butter, and cover with a piece of baking paper and a cloth to soften it. Leave for at least 30 minutes before cutting.

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