How To Make Unleavened Pita Bread

The pita bread is one of the traditional recipes of Arabic cuisine that is prepared in countries like Syria, Turkey or Libya.

They are soft breads that are prepared so much to cook known shawarmas or to accompany other dishes like couscous or meat dishes. As we want to get closer to the exotic gastronomy by showing you a delicious and natural recipe with which you will learn how to make unleavened pita bread.


3 cups white flour

1 teaspoon salt

1 cup of warm water

1 teaspoon butter

Olive oil

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1 The first step you must follow to know how to make unleavenedpita bread is to mix the flour with the salt in a bowl; Pour the hot water and stir the pasta to dissolve. When you see that the dough is thick, stop pouring water because we must get the result thickened without becoming sticky.

2 Then we should mash this mixture for about 5 minutes until we get a homogeneous paste, compact and perfect to make our unleavened pita bread. When we have it ready, we must form balls with the dough to create the traditional form of this Arab bread.

3 Let the dough balls stand on a tray in a cool, dry place for about 20 minutes so that the ingredients remain compact and the dough is ready to be baked in the oven.

4 After this time, we must knead the balls until we get a circular, thin mass about 15 centimeters or so. Then we should sprinkle some butter on top of each ball of pita bread and place them on a tray that will have to be greased in olive oil.

5 Preheat the oven to 140ºC above and below and introduce the tray with the prepared dough. You should let it cook for about 10 or 15 minutes (depending on the power of your oven); Ideally, you should check the evolution of the recipe and when you see that the bread is brown, take the tray out of the oven.

6 Let cool for about 10 minutes and go! You can enjoy your unleavened pita bread in your meals as an accompaniment or enjoying the pleasure of a delicious sandwich. Bon Appetite!

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