Sheermal | How to make Sheermal

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ByRita Arora
Created on 1st Mar 2017
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  • By Rita Arora
    Created on 1st Mar 2017

About Sheermal

Sheermal is the common delicacy of Awadhi cuisine which was influenced by Mughlai kitchens. It has similarities towards Persian saffron bread. It is mildly sweet flat bread common in Lucknow and Hyderabad .

Sheermal, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Rita Arora. Sheermal is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Sheermal is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Sheermal by Rita Arora is perfect to serve 4 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Sheermal.

  • Prep Time60mins
  • Cook Time10mins
  • Serves4People

Ingredients to make Sheermal

  • 2 1/2 cups All purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoon Instant yeast
  • Milk as required
  • 1/4 cup ghee
  • 8-10 strands saffron
  • 1/4 tsp cardamoms powdered
  • 2 tsp melted butter for final brushing of the bread

How to make Sheermal

  1. In a bowl, dissolve saffron into of warm milk.
  2. In a kitchen aid bowl add all purpose flour, salt, sugar, instant yeast, ghee, cardamom and mix everything.
  3. To this add 1/2 cup of warm saffron milk and egg.
  4. Knead well to form a soft dough transfer to a well greased pan and set aside for 1 hour for first rise.
  5. Preheat oven to 200°C. Line the baking sheet with silicone mat or parchment paper. Punch down and divide the dough into 4 equal sized portions.
  6. Roll out each portion into a circle of about 1/2 inch thickness and about 6 inch diameter.
  7. Prick the rolled dough with fork so that it won’t puff up in the oven.
  8. When you are ready to bake brush them with saffron milk. And bake at 200°C for 10 -12 minutes or until it become golden yellow color.
  9. Once the bread is baked, take out from oven and still warm brush with melted butter.
  10. Serve with any soup or spicy curry or simple pickle.

Reviews for Sheermal (1)

Preeti Gurung5 months ago
Very nice one!