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Pide – Turkish Flat Bread

Namita Tiwari
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Prep Time
120 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Pide – Turkish Flat Bread RECIPE

Pide is the special Turkish bread for Ramadan. It is topped with sesame seeds and nigella seeds. The seeds adds a great crunch to the otherwise soft flat bread.This is easy to bake delicious bread that goes very well with soups or simple veggie.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Everyday
  • Baking
  • Breakfast and Brunch
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 4 cups all-purpose flour
  2. 1/2 stick (50 gms / 1/4 cup) butter softened
  3. ½ tablespoon instant dry yeast
  4. 1 tablespoon sugar
  5. 1/2 tablespoon salt
  6. ¾ cups warm water
  7. 1 teaspoon each of Sesame seeds & Nigella seeds for topping


  1. In a large mixing bowl, mix all the dry ingredients. Add butter and mix well. Add about 1 cup water and bring together all the ingredients. Add more water and knead for 5 to 8 minutes. The dough should be sticky.
  2. Cover the bowl with and keep in a warm place for about 1 hour or until doubled.
  3. Knead again for about 4 to 5 minutes till dough becomes smooth and elastic.
  4. Grease a baking tray. Transfer the dough to the tray and stretch it with your hands to a rectangle. Take a sharp knife and cut square shapes in the dough (refer picture).
  5. Sprinkle sesame and nigella seeds on top. Cover with a kitchen towel and let the dough rise for 30 minutes.
  6. Bake Pide in the preheated oven at 180 degrees C for 30 to 35 minutes or till the top turns a beautiful golden brown.
  7. Remove from oven. Cool in the rack. Slice when cold.

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premila rajan
premila rajan   May-26-2016

warm water quantity?

Bindiya Sharma
Bindiya Sharma   Sep-15-2015

lovely!! how about stuffing some cheese and garlic in ;-)....Love all your bakes Namita (I am a big fan of yeasted breads)!!

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