Slices of wheat and lentil bread on a wooden work surface
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Wheat and lentil bread

Wheat and lentil bread is a tasty homemade alternative to store bought
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Bread
Cuisine: American, Vegan
Keyword: homemade bread, vegan bread recipe, wheat bread
Servings: 8
Calories: 125kcal
Author: Vegan Richa


  • 1.5 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup boiled lentils i used yellow mung bean as it cooks quickly
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1/2 tsp garlic flakes
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 2 tsp melted butter
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup water


  • Boil lentils and cool.
  • Mash the lentils and add salt, chili and garlic flakes
  • Sift the wheat flour and baking powder.
  • Make dough of flour, oil, lentil mix and water.
  • Let it stand for 10 mins and knead again.
  • Make a loaf and bake on baking sheet for 45 minutes at 350 degrees F / 180ºc.
  • Brush melted butter on top to keep it soft.
  • Some flaxseed can be sprinkled on the top and also added in the dough for some extra texture.


Nutritional values are based on one serving


Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 157mg | Potassium: 236mg | Fiber: 4g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1.7mg