Pita bread

By Rita Arora  |  30th May 2018  |  
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Pita breadby Rita Arora
  • Prep Time

    3

    Hours
  • Cook Time

    15

    mins
  • Serves

    10

    People

42

2

About Pita bread Recipe

Pita bread is a staple in Middle Eastern food. This homemade pita bread recipe is simple, quick, and makes perfect pita ...

Pita bread, a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Rita Arora. Pita bread is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Pita bread is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Pita bread by Rita Arora is perfect to serve 10 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Pita bread.

Pita bread

Ingredients to make Pita bread

  • 2 cups whole all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp dry yeast
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Luke warm water as required

How to make Pita bread

  1. IN A BOWL ADD 1 TSP DRY YEAST, 1 TBSP POWDER SUGAR AND 3/4 CUP LUKE WARM WATER
  2. MIX WELL AND KEEP ASIDE FOR 15 MINUTES
  3. IT HAS BECOME FROTHY
  4. IN 2 CUPS OF ALL PURPOSE FLOUR ADD 3/4 CUP WHOLE WHEAT FLOUR AND 1 TSP SALT
  5. ADD YEAST WATER
  6. KNEAD INTO A SOFT DOUGH USING LITTLE WATER AT A TIME
  7. TRANSFER ON A FLOURED SURFACE
  8. KNEAD FOR 5-7 MINUTES
  9. DOUGH SHOULD BE SOFT, GREASE THE BOWL WITH 1 TBSP OIL
  10. TURN DOUGH AROUND IN BOWL TO COVER WITH A THIN FILM OF OIL
  11. COVER WITH SOLPHIN SHEET AND LET SIT UNTIL DOUGH HAS DOUBLED IN SIZE, ABOUT 2 HOURS.
  12. REMOVE DOUGH FROM BOWL AND PLACE ONTO A FLOURED WORK SURFACE.
  13. LIGHTLY PAT INTO A FLAT SHAPE ABOUT 1 INCH THICK
  14. USE A KNIFE TO CUT DOUGH INTO PIECES.
  15. FORM EACH PIECE INTO A SMALL ROUND BALL WITH A SMOOTH TOP
  16. COVER DOUGH BALLS WITH LIGHTLY WET MUSLIN CLOTH
  17. ROLL OUT THE BALLS INTO FLAT, ROUND BREAD ABOUT 1/4 INCH THICK
  18. LET IT REST FOR 10 MINUTES
  19. COOK ON HOT TAWA ON MEDIUM HEAT
  20. FLIP IT
  21. COOK FROM BOTH SIDES
  22. COOK FROM ALL SIDES
  23. SOFT PITA BREADS ARE READY
  24. CUT THE BREADS IN HALF AND OPEN THE POCKET INSIDE FOR STUFFING.

Reviews for Pita bread (2)

Heena Kanani2 years ago

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Shelly Sharma2 years ago

Thanks for sharing this recipe.
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