New york bialys

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 tablespoon Yeast
1¼ cup Water; cold
5 cups Bread flour
4 teaspoons Salt
1 tablespoon Oil and vinegar salad dressing; safflower preferred
¼ pounds Onions; peeled & chopped
2 teaspoons Poppy seeds

Dissolve yeast. Place 4 cups flour and 3 tsp salt in bowl. Add yeast and water and the rest of the flour. Knead 10-12 minutes. Let rise 2 hours.

Punch down, knead another 7 minutes, and let rise another hour. Cook onions over very low heat for about 20 minutes - "sweat them". Or - microwave them for about 5 minutes. Add poppy seeds and remaining 1 tsp salt.

Divide dough into 16 pieces, shaping them into balls. Let sit and relax for 1 hour in warm place covered with sprayed saran wrapso they don't dry out.

Preheat oven 450. Flatter balls, ust with flour over the round. Place thumb and forefinger in center and make depression - NOT a hole. Place 1 tbsp onion-poppy seed mix in center of each bialy. Place on greased cookie sheet and bake 10-15 minutes.

Recipe by: Jewish Holiday Cookbook Posted to Bread-bakers Digest by Sam Hurwitz <suesam@...> on Apr 25, 1998

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