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Lucknowi Sheermal

Uzma Khan
120 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Lucknowi Sheermal RECIPE

It is North Indian recipe and served it with mutton or chicken gravy. Specially made in marriages and parties

Recipe Tags

  • Medium
  • Festive
  • Awadhi
  • Baking
  • Main Dish

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 2 and 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  2. Salt 3/4 tsp
  3. 2 tsp caster sugar
  4. 1/2 cup Milk
  5. 2 and 1/2 tsp instant yeast
  6. 2 tsp kewra essense
  7. 4 tsp butter
  8. 3-4 tsp full fat cream
  9. 4 tsp milk powder
  10. 1 egg
  11. 2 tsp fennel seeds
  12. 2 tsp kesar threads
  13. Luke water ( if needed)
  14. Little amount of milk add few saffron threads in it.
  15. 1 and 1/2 tsp of sesame seeds (to sprinkle )


  1. First in bowl take milk add Kesar and fennel seeds in it and boil it. Strain it
  2. In other bowl dissolve sugar in lukewarm water and add yeast and leave to rise
  3. Now in other large mixing bowl take all dry ingredients and mix well.
  4. now add all wet ingredients and yeast and again mix well.
  5. In this bowl add saffron and fennel milk in it and make a smooth dough.
  6. all the wet ingridients are sufficent to make dough, you may add more water if needed. Add more sugar if you want sweeter
  7. Keep dough for proofing for atleast 1 and 1/2 hour in a hot place.
  8. when the dough has risen well knead again it, and divide into four equal size ball
  9. now make chapattis of all not so thin, press with fingers and prick with a fork and grease it with saffron and kesar milk and sprinkle sesame seeds over it.
  10. Bake it preheated oven at 190 degrees and bake for 15-20 min in the middle rack, when one side done flip it and bake again for 10 mins.
  11. Serve it with mutton gravy.

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Preeti Gurung
Preeti Gurung   Mar-06-2017

Wow such a beautiful and authentic recipe!

Champaka Rani
Champaka Rani   Mar-01-2017

Wonderful!yummy recipe for kids.

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