Sheermal | How to make Sheermal

By Rita Arora  |  1st Mar 2017  |  
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About Sheermal Recipe

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 is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Rita Arora teaches how to make Sheermal step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Sheermal in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 4 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Sheermal at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Sheermal takes 60 minutes for the preparation and 10 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Sheermal is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Sheermal is a good option for you. The flavour of Sheermal is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Sheermal and impress your family and friends.


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 Gurung2 years ago

Very nice one!

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