After Italian cuisine, Lebanese cuisine recipes are going around the world. From Falafel to Shawarma, Hummus to Baba Ganoush – there is a plethora of recipes to explore. Experts and researchers have also said time and again that the Mediterranean diet is possibly one of the healthiest diets in the world. Pita bread is one of the most consumed breads in Lebanese cuisine. The soufflé bread is leavened with yeast and filled with all kinds of delicious fillings. If you are wondering how to make it at home, we have found the ultimate recipe for you!
Pita bread can be made at home with a simple process. The recipe only requires four ingredients – flour, water, baking powder, and salt. The flour generally used is wheat flour, but can also be replaced by refined flour or Maida. Pastry lovers would be surprised to know that the recipe for homemade pita bread is rather simple. Unlike sourdough or banana bread, pita bread is ready in no time. All you have to do is go through the process for a delicious pita bread that you can pair with your favorite Lebanese dips and condiments.
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Homemade Pita Bread Recipe | How to make pita bread
Start by preparing the yeast by mixing it with lukewarm water and allowing it to develop for 10-15 minutes. Take the yeast and mix it with flour, water and salt to knead a soft dough. Let the dough rise for about an hour. Now take 8-10 portions of dough and roll it out flat. Bake for 8-10 minutes at 200 degrees Celsius until the pita bread is puffed and lightly browned. Your delicious pita bread is ready!
So what are you waiting for? Take out the ingredients and start making your own batch of fresh pita bread. Trust us, you won’t be going back to the store with the ones that were brought in.
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