Nigella seeds are available at international markets or This recipe is equally delicious with cumin seeds.

Recipe by Coastal Living July 2006


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Makes 20 flatbreads


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  • Combine yeast, water, and oil in a small bowl; let stand 5 minutes.

  • Combine flour and salt in a large bowl, and make a well in center of mixture. Stir in yeast mixture and nigella seeds.

  • Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead dough until smooth and elastic. Place dough in a greased bowl, turning to coat top. Cover and let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 1 hour.

  • Divide dough into 20 equal pieces, and shape into very thin rounds. Let dough rest 10 minutes.

  • Heat a large heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add flatbreads, one at a time; cook until blistered and puffed. Turn flatbreads over; cook 1 more minute. Remove and cover to keep warm and pliable. Serve immediately.


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