Sprinkle dry yeast over warm (110 degrees F) water.
Heat cottage cheese to lukewarm in saucepan; add sugar, onion, butter, dill,
salt, baking soda, egg and yeast mixture. Add flour to form a stiff dough, beating
well after each addition. Cover; let rise in a warm place, 85 degrees F to 90
degrees F, until double, 50 to 60 minutes.
Stir dough down. Turn into a well-greased 1 1/2-quart round-bottom casserole.
Let rise in a warm place until light, about 30 to 40 minutes.
Bake until golden brown, 40 to 45 minutes.
Brush with butter; sprinkle with kosher or sea salt.
From the kitchen of Linda Ann Jolly.
From the Family Recipes Collection of Linda Ann Jolly and Lisa Marie Stephens.