A pretzel is a type of baked bread product made from dough most commonly shaped into a twisted knot. Traditionally pretzel derives their flavour because of Lye bath they receive before being baked. Lye is a harsh chemical. It also give gives them the rich brown colour. The different kinds of seasoning for pretzels are salt, sugar, chocolate, seeds or nuts



  1. Refined flour – 100 grams
  2. Water – 65 grams
  3. Yeast – 0.8 grams
  4. Salt – 0.6 grams
  5. Sugar – 2 grams

Soda wash

  1. Baking soda – 30 grams
  2. Water – 250 grams




  1. Sieve refined flour and salt together
  2. Dissolve yeast and sugar in water.
  3. Make a well in centre pour water and mix well
  4. Knead the dough nicely.
  5. Rest the dough for 30-60 mins.
  6. Now with your palms roll out a uniform strip. Twist it into pretzel shape.
  7. Dip in soda wash. Arrange on baking tray and bake @ 260 degrees for 8-9 mins.
  8. For sugar coated pretzel – after they are baked dip in melted butter and coat with cinnamon sugar.
  9. For salted – before baking sprinkle some coarse salt over.