Sheermal is a word derived from Persia, which means rubbing of milk. A traditional flatbread from Iran introduced to India by the Mughal Emperors has become a delicacy of Lucknow, Aurangabad and Hyderabad. It is also a part of the Awadhi Cuisine.
Sheermal is a mildly sweet flatbread made with all-purpose flour, sugar, milk, ghee and leavened with yeast and coated with saffron water after baking.
This yummy naan can be served with kababs or nihari.