Roht (Sweet, round flat bread)

  • Servings : 8-12
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 50m
  • Ready In : 1:10 h


  • 1000 g self-raising flour, sifted
  • 1 level tsp baking powder
  • 2 sachet fast-acting yeast
  • 500 g sugar
  • cardamom, ground
  • 500 g unsalted butter , softened
  • 5 tbs melk
  • 4 eggs
  • sia dona (nigella seeds)
  • sesame seeds


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180ºC/350ºF/gas 4. Grease and line a square cake tin or a round equivalent with greaseproof paper.

Step 2

In a large bowl, Beat the butter and sugar together by hand or in a food processor until pale and fluffy. Beat in the egg one by one and add baking powder, yeast, melk and cardamom.

Step 3

Stir in the sifted flour and mix together well. The mixture will be fairly soft and almost runny. If not, add more melk.

Step 4

Scoop the mixture into the prepared cake tin. Sprinkle the top with the sia dona and sesame seeds according to your fancy. and cook in the preheated oven for about 50 minutes until golden and risen.

Step 5

Bake in the preheated oven for about 50 minutes until golden and risen.

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