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Sayan Majumder
60 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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Soft bread famous in Awadh.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 3 cups - plain flour
  2. 3 tsp dry yeast
  3. 2 tbsp - Curd
  4. 2 tbsp - ghee
  5. 1 1/2 tsp - Sugar
  6. Salt to taste
  7. 1/2 cup - milk
  8. 1 tbsp - onion seeds


  1. Take 3 tbsp lukewarm water in a cup. Sprinkle sugar and yeast over it. Keep aside for 10 minutes or till frothy.
  2. Sieve together flour and salt. Make a space in centre of flour.
  3. Pour curd, ghee, milk mixture in the center
  4. Mix in the dough, knead well till it becomes elastic. Add more milk if required.
  5. Grease a large bowl, place dough in it.
  6. Cover, keep aside for minimum 1 hour or till dough has almost doubled.
  7. Knead again, divide into 6 parts, make balls, cover. Keep aside for 20 minutes.
  8. Take one by one, press between palms and pat into a thick round.
  9. Keep edges slightly thicker. Pull a corner to get a drop shape.
  10. Brush with ghee, sprinkle onion seeds.
  11. Bake in a preheated oven at 180 degrees C for 12-15 mins.
  12. Serve hot.

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Preeti Gurung
Preeti Gurung   Mar-10-2017

Lovely recipe Sayan :)

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