These scrumptious breads are the perfect side dish for any heart East Indian meal.
unbleached all-purpose flour
yeast, active dry
or poppy seeds
Sift flour into a big bowl.
Add the yeast and salt and stir in the seeds.
Mix the yogurt, water and butter together and stir into the flour.
Turn the dough out onto a floured board. Knead for 5 minutes.
Put the dough back in the bowl, cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size. (2 to 4 hours depending on the warmth of the room.)
Punch down dough and knead for 1 minute.
Cut it into 8 equal pieces and roll each into a ball.
Sprinkle a little four on work surface and roll each ball out to an oval shape.
Heat a griddle or heavy based frying pan until quite hot, brush it lightly with some oil, and cook each bread for about 3 minutes on each side.
Keep the breads warm, wrapped in a clean tea towel.