Sheermal/Shirmal/Milk Bread recipe-Quick and instant recipe
A flat-bread of Middle Eastern origin. Initially eaten in Iran and Pakistan and particularly north India, now this flat-bread has its fans world over.Its truly said that the world is shrinking and in the culinary world the cuisines are nearly merging.
Shirmal literally means ‘Milk Bread’.
It’s a bit sweet in flavor and kneaded with milk and yeast as a leavening agent, along with other ingredients .It’s a bit sweet in flavor, which it gets from the milk and a bit of sugar which goes in. The preparation of Shirmal is similar to that of the Indian ‘Rotis’, but the difference is the addition of yeast in it. History has it, that this flat-bread was brought to India by the Persians and soon it became an integral part of the royal dinners. I have eaten these many times as a child and now this exquisite bread being part of many wedding banquets where one can enjoy these with kebabs as well as with desserts. It brings my fond childhood memories and a touch of nostalgia together, when I eat this soft rich in texture bread.
Now, why did I want to cook it after all?
Follow my simple recipe and enjoy these easy and soft Sheermal!