Contestant :Suman Prakash
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.
Ingredients-1cup all-purpose flour +to dust (maida)
1/4 tsp saffron dissolved in 2tsp milk
1/2 tsp Yeast
1 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp sugar
1/4 cup milk
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 cup vegetable oil
Sesame Seeds to taste
To garnish –coconut slice ,roasted cashewnut and glazed cherry
Method -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 .