Pita Bread

Easy breakfast

Pita Bread

Easy breakfast

Category : Vegetarian, Breakfast

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By Ramzeen AbduRahman

Published On: 27 May 2014

Rating: 4
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20 Minutes
Served : 5
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Ingredients

  • All purpose flour : 1 ½ cup
    Oil : 3 tsp
    Salt : 1 tsp
    Instant yeast : ½ tsp
    Milk : 2 tbsp
    Warm water : some

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1 Pita Bread Recipe

Step 1

Combine well all the ingredients and knead thoroughly until the dough is soft and smooth.

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Step 2 Pita Bread Recipe

Step 2

Leave out to rise for an hour.

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Step 3 Pita Bread Recipe

Step 3

Make balls of equal size. Roll out each ball gently and evenly (do not press down hard on the ball of dough, you need to use a light hand) to a thickness of a little more than a quarter inch.

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Step 4 Pita Bread Recipe

Step 4

Place them on a lightly floured surface and cover them with brown paper or light towel so that not too much air can get in.

Step 5

Leave them to stand for about 2 hours until they rise again.

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Step 6 Pita Bread Recipe

Step 6

Heat up a heavy pan, and place one roll in the center. Put the heat on very low and don't move the pita.

Step 7

When you notice it starting to rise, gently press down with a flat roti spoon so that the air building up inside it gets distributed evenly.

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Step 8 Pita Bread Recipe

Step 8

Then gently lift and flip it to the other side. Dip the tip of your spoon in oil and gently wipe over the pita and under it.

Step 9

Once done on both sides, remove and place on a plate and proceed with the next one.

Step 10

Serve with chutneys or curries.

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