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Meal 72 - Kahk - Savory Bracelets


Savory Bracelets

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Jewish
Keyword savory bread
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 50 minutes
Resting time 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings 46 bracelets


  • 1 Tbsp. Dry yeast
  • 1/2 Cup Warm water
  • 1 Pinch Sugar
  • 3 1/3 Cups Bread flour
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Cumin
  • 1 tsp. Ground coriander
  • 6 oz. Margarine
  • 1 Tbsp. Oil
  • 1 Egg lightly beaten
  • 5 Tbsp. Sesame seeds


  1. Put yeast in a bowl with half of the water, a pinch of sugar, and 2 tablespoons of flour and beat vigorously. Leave until it froths.

  2. Put remaining flour in a large bowl and mix salt, cumin, and coriander. Add margarine, oil, and work into flour with your hands.

  3. Add yeat mixture and remaining water, just enough to make dough that sticks together in a ball. Knead for 10 minutes.

  4. Pour 1/2 tablespoon of oil in bowl and roll dough around to grease it all over.

  5. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and leave for 1.5 hours or until doubled in bulk.

  6. Punch down. Take lumps smaller than a walnut and roll between your palms into long, thin rolls 4 inches long and 1/3 inches thick.

  7. Make little bracelets by bringing end together and pinching together. Brush tops with beaten egg and dip top side down into a bowl of sesame seeds.

  8. Arrange bracelets a little apart from each other on baking sheets with parchment paper.

  9. Let rise for 20 minutes. Bake in preheated 375°F (190°C) oven for 30 minutes, then lower heat to 225°F (100°C) for another 15-20 minutes.

  10. Leave to cool.