coarse rye meal or 2 3/4 cups rye flour
Make as regular bread dough.
Let rise until doubled in bulk, 2 hours. Punch down.
Make 2 smooth round balls. Place on a cookie sheet sprinkled with flour, cornmeal, or poppy seeds.
Cover with a damp cloth and let rise 40 minutes; Brush with water or butter. Bake at 450* for 10 minutes, reduce heat to 350* and continue to bake for 30 minutes more... Enjoy!