Oats Flax Seed Wholewheat Bread 



Bread with oats and flax seed.

Oats are loaded with Dietary fiber ,more than any other grain. Oats have a range of healthy cholesterol lowering properties, helps control weight, reduces blood pressure, stabilize blood sugar, good for skin, enhances immune system, lower the risk of colon cancer.

And we all know oats as world’s healthiest food. Better way to gain the strength and energy.

But no one in my family like oats as a porridge.But this bread and my other oats dishes are super liked by my family and friends 😀

I have added flax seed powder in it. Flaxseeds have so many health benefits. Flax seeds or linseeds are rich source of  Omega-3 essential fatty acids, good fats that have been shown to have heart-healthy effects. It also have micronutrients, dietary fiber, manganese and vitamin B1.

It could help you improve digestion, reduce sugar cravings, fight cancer, lower cholesterol, promote weight loss, balance hormones and give you clear skin.

So here is a super healthy bread for you. Include it in your breakfast for a healthy start of the day.

I have already shared a whole-wheat bread recipe. Method is same. You can find step by step recipe here


Oats bread may be little different from wheat bread. It may be denser and more crumbly than your wheat bread. But indeed a super healthy bread 😊


Wholewheat flour or atta – 2 cup
Oats – 1 cup
Flax seed powder – 2 tablespoon
Yeast – 1 & 1/2 teaspoon
Salt – 1 teaspoon
Sugar – 1 tablespoon
Oil – 2 tablespoon
Vinegar – 1 & 1/2 tablespoon
Milk – 1/4 cup
Water – 1 cup
Oats to sprinkle – handful




Mix sugar and yeast in 1/4 cup warm milk. Milk should be warm not hot. Stir well and cover. Keep in a warm place for 15 minutes.


Grind the oats in a mixer grinder. Grind until the oats becomes fine powder, Just like flour.


In a large bowl mix wholewheat flour, oats, flax seed powder, salt, oil and vinegar. Mix and add the yeast mixture.


Add water and knead a soft dough. You have to knead it really well. Knead for at least 7-8 minutes. It will be a sticky smooth dough. Place it in a greased bowl. Smear with oil. Cover loosely with a kitchen napkin. Keep it in a warm place for 2 hours. I have kept it in the oven.


After 2 hours take out the dough. It will be double. Punch down the dough.

Spread some flour on a flat surface. Knead the dough again. You can add little more flour if require. Knead well and smear with oil. Now it will be not sticky but a stretchable soft dough.


Make it flat with the help of your oil greased palm. Roll it from one side to make a loaf. Press the sides and place in a greased loaf pan. Press the sides gently. Sprinkle  a handful of oats over it. Again place in a warm place for 1 to 2 hours or till the loaf doubled.


Preheat the oven at 200° for 20 minutes.

When preheated place the loaf pan in middle rack and bake for 30 minutes or until the colour becomes light brown.


Your super healthy bread is ready. Don’t try to slice it when hot. It may be crumbled.

Let it cool down completely. Slice them and toast. These breads are taste best when toasted. Spread butter or jam. I like my bread with thick layer of jam 😀

Or make sandwiches with the stuffings of your choice and serve.



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I am Sujata Roy. A homemaker, a doting mother to two beautiful grown up children, a blogger, a passionate cook and lastly a foodie. Experimenting in the kitchen is what I love and enjoy doing the most. Specially experimenting with vegetarian dishes and egg-less cakes and cookies is what interests me more. My loved ones are fond of vegetarian cuisines, so I have them in my mind whenever I dish out a new recipe. However, I do not limit my experimental cooking to vegetarian recipes only, non-vegetarian recipe ideas are also dished out. Thank you for visiting my blog. Happy Cooking!

9 thoughts on “Oats Flax Seed Wholewheat Bread ”

  1. Hi, I tried this recipe today and while the texture was really good, it has a noticeable tangy/acidic flavour. I’m wondering if this is due to the vinegar. Could you tell me what is the purpose of the vinegar in this recipe? I would like to try it again without it. Also, did you use active dry yeast or instant yeast? Thank you

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    1. Hi Laura glad you tried the recipe. I have used active dry yeast. Vinegar used to add flavour to the bread and to rise well. But my bread was not tangy at all. Next time you can use 2 teaspoon vinegar only and check the taste. I don’t think vinegar makes your bread tangy. Please reduce the amount of vinegar and try. And let me know how it turns out.

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