Monday, 13 April 2020


Maida - 2 cups 

Sugar - 2 tsp

Salt - 1/2 tsp

Yeast - 1 tsp

Oil - 2 tsp

Sesame seeds

Egg wash 

Warm water


1. In a small bowl add sugar, salt and 4 tsp of warm water and mix till sugar and salt dissolves. 

2. Add yeast and mix well. Wait for 10 mins or till yeast gets activated. 

3. Add oil to this mixture and set aside. 

4. In a large bowl add maida, the above mentioned yeast mixture and some warm water to make a soft dough. 

5. Cover with a cling film and let it stand for 1 hour at a warm place in your kitchen. 

6. After one hour knead one or two times with soft hands and roll into a long elongated dough and cut into small equal sized pieces with the help of a knife. 

7. Make round shape of these small dough balls with a large hole in the centre. 

8. Now cover these with a wet muslin cloth for 15- 20 minutes. 

9. Boil water in pan and put these cochwors in the boiling water with the help of a ladle and cook for 2 minutes on each side. ( this technique will form a hard crust on the outside while bread remains soft inside) 

10. Cover the baking tray with butter paper and arrange the cochwors for baking, apply egg wash (optional for glaze) and sprinkle sesame seeds. 

11. Bake in a convection oven at 180° C for 30 to 40 minutes. 

12. Kashmiri bread ( cochwor) is ready.... 

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