This a sweet bread from the Afghanistan kitchen taken alongside morning or evening tea.
Course Appetizer, Breakfast
Cuisine Afghanistan
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Author indrani



  • 3 Cups White Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 Tablespoon powdered cardamom
  • 1 and 1/2 ┬áCup powdered Sugar or more according to taste
  • 3 Eggs Set aside 1 egg yolk
  • 3/4 Cup Oil
  • 1 Cup Milk
  • 1 Teaspoon yogurt
  • 1/2 cup cashew-nuts
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon of nigella seeds



  1. Whisk the eggs with 1 cup sugar .
  2. Add cardamom powder and whisk again.
  3. Add oil and yogurt and beat till a bit frothy.add the chopped walnuts and cashew nuts at this stage.
  4. Mix flour and baking powder.
  5. Add flour to this egg mixture in batches and gradually in batches and mix to form a soft sticky dough.
  6. Place this dough on a baking dish to form a oval shape .Sprinkle some nigella seeds on top
  7. bake this dough for about 45 to 50 minutes at 170 degrees till the outer cover gets crispy and a fork comes out clean when pricked.
  8. Mix the yolk of one egg with 1 tbsp of milk and brush on the top of roat and bake for another 5 will give the bread a shiny top.