- 1 tbsp Active Dry Yeast
- 11/3 cup Warm Water
- 1 tsp Sugar
- 1 tbsp Vegetable Oil
- 2½ tsp Anise Seeds
- Salt to taste
- 4 cup All-Purpose Flour (Maida)(unbleached)
- 1 Egg White (beaten)
- 1 tsp Water
- 3 tbsp Sesame Seeds (Gingli)
- Preheat the oven at 375°F.
- In a bowl, take yeast with a cup of water and mix well.
- Stir in sugar and keep it to the side for 5-10 minutes.
- Take yeast mixture with remaining water, oil, anise seeds, salt, and 2 cups flour in a large bowl and blend well.
- Add the remaining flour slowly to the mixture and mix well to form a smooth & elastic dough.
- Place the dough in a lightly buttered bowl and keep it covered with towel for 1½ hours.
- Press down the dough and part into two. Shape the each dough into balls and keep it covered for 10 minutes.
- Flatten the dough into rounds and transfer them to greased baking sheet.
- Dig holes on the rounds using folk and brush with beaten egg white.
- Sprinkle with sesame seeds and bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
- Remove and serve warm.