Sheermal Sweet Bread

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Sheermal is traditional, saffron flavored flat #bread and is a rare delicacy in the regions of Nawabs It is mildly sweet in taste and is sometimes enjoyed with Kebabs.Sheermal is a mildly sweet#Bread made out of maida, leavened with yeast, baked in a tandoor or oven. Sheermal was traditionally made like roti.
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Prep Time1 hour 20 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
Total Time1 hour 32 minutes
Served As: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian, North Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4


  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour maida dust
  • 1/4 tsp Saffron or milk dissolved in milk
  • 1/2 tsp Yeast
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 1/4 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1/4 cup Vegetable Oil
  • to Sesame Seeds taste
  • to slice Coconut garnish â
  • Roasted Cashewnut roasted cashewnut
  • Cherry glazed


  • Combine yeast, 1 tbsp sugar with 1/4 cup of warm water. Stir until well mixed and allow it to rest for few minutes.
  • In another bowl, whisk 2 tbsp sugar with milk. Whisk. Add salt and vegetable oil. Stir well.
  • Add the mixture to the yeast bowl and stir thoroughly. Mix the flour in gradually.
  • Knead for 5minutes.Cover the bowl with a lid or plastic wrap and allow it to rise for about an hour.
  • Take a fistful of the batter and flatten to an oval shape, and place them on a well-floured bake ware.Prick with fork.
  • Brush the sheermals surface with saffron milk Sprinkle sheermals with sesame seeds.
  • Preheat oven to 160º C, and bake sheermals for 10-12minutes.
  • Garnish with -coconut slice ,roasted cashewnut and glazed cherry before serving .

Recipe Notes

The warm water in the recipe for roti was replaced with warm milk sweetened with sugar and flavored with saffron.
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