A traditional Saudi bread, soft and crumbly. Usually served with white cheese and watermelon.   

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Recipe by: Goody Kitchen

  • 8 Persons
  • 25 Minutes
  • Easy Recipe

Serving Size

  • Season to Taste

  • 1

    In a large bowl, combine flour, brown flour, dried yeast, , salt, ground mahaleb, round fennel seeds and black sesame.  Cut in Goody vegetable shortening and  oil.

  • 2

    Using your hands or a hand free mixer, gradually add lukewarm water and knead for 5 minutes or till soft elastic dough forms. Turn into a greased bowl and leave to double covered in a warm place.

  • 3

    Divide dough into small balls.  On floured surface,

  • 4

    Roll each ball to 1cm thick. Place on ungreased pan and sprinkle with sesame. Bake in moderate oven for 25 minutes or till golden. Cool slightly and serve.