Pita | How to make Pita

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ByAnushka Basantani
Created on 8th Jul 2015
  • Pita, How to make Pita

The delicious and mouthwatering Pita is a famous dish of Middle Eastern and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Pita is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Pita. Anushka Basantani shared this Pita recipe which is perfect to serve for 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Pita. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Pita recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time90mins
  • Serves4People

Ingredients to make Pita

  • 1 cup hot water
  • 2 tsp instant yeast
  • 3 cups of flour
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

How to make Pita

  1. In a large bowl, mix yeast with water. Let it sit for some time until the yeast is dissolved.
  2. Add 2 1/2 cup flour , olive oil and salt in the bowl. Mix the ingredients together.
  3. Sprinkle some flour from remaining 1/2 cup on a clean surface, turn out the dough from bowl. Knead the dough until it is smooth and elastic.
  4. Let the dough rest for some time, then knead again.
  5. Sprinkle the oil in a bowl, keep the kneaded dough in the bowl and cover it completely with oil.
  6. Cover with a cloth or cling film. Let the flour rise until its double in size. Keep it aside for 1-2 hours.
  7. Deflate the dough on a clean surface and knead again. Turn and roll the dough frequently.
  8. Divide the dough into 8-10 balls. Roll the balls using a rolling pin.
  9. Sprinkle a little flour, if needed, to avoid sticking to the pin.
  10. Warm a flat pan, drizzle little oil. Lay a rolled-out pita on the pan, bake for 30secs-1 min until bubble start to form.
  11. Flip and bake the other side.
  12. Serve hot with hummus, tzatziki, lebnah or any dip of your choice.

Reviews for Pita (4)

Kanak Patela year ago
Looks really nice. Will using wheat flour yield same results?

Vandana Tiwary2 years ago
It is maida or wheat flour?

Vandana Goel2 years ago
I agree with devyani

Deviyani Srivastava2 years ago
Wow, i love pita bread but have been always buying it from the market, will try you recipe next time :)