This is a hearty, heavy Middle Eastern bread is an excellent.
Dissolve yeast in warm water with a little bit of sugar in a large bowl.
Mix in remaining ingredients except for all-purpose flour. Stir in
all-purpose flour 1 cup at a time until dough is easy to handle.
Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and
elastic (about 10 min). Spray a large bowl with non stick cooking spray.
Place dough in bowl and turn greased side up. Cover and let rise in a warm
place until doubled (about 1 1/2 hrs).
Spray round cake pan with non stick cooking spray. Punch down dough. Shape
into round, slightly flattened loaf. Place in pan, cover and let rise until
doubled (about 40 mins).
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Bake until golden an sounds hollow when tapped
(about 35 min). Remove from pan and cool on wire rack. Makes 1loaf-16