Pita bread {خبز عربي }

 

pita

Prep Time: 1 1/2 hours
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Serving: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 tsp yeast
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Directions 

 

  1. In a medium bowl add flour, salt sugar and combine.
  2. Create well in center of flour; pour in warm water and sprinkle in yeast.
  3. Wait for yeast to activate.
  4. Add olive oil and mix with spoon to combine.
  5. Turn dough out onto lightly floured surface and knead until it becomes smooth and elastic; add small amounts of flour as needed if dough is too sticky.
  6. Place dough ball in a clean lightly oiled bowl to rest; cover with clean kitchen towel and leave to double in size, about 1 hour.
  7. Punch down dough; turn out onto floured surface.
  8. Divide dough into 8 equal size balls and roll out 1/8 inch thick; 6-7 inch diameter.
  9. Let rest cover with damp towel for 30 minutes.
  10. While dough rest, place baker stone on middle rack and preheat oven to 500 Degrees F.
  11. Depending on the size of your stone place dough face down on hot stone (very important step, flip dough over!!!); they will puff up and brown slightly in about 3 minutes.
  12. Cover pita bread with clean towel and repeat process until all pitas are finished.
  13. Once cooled store in plastic bag to keep soft and fresh.

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