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Whole Wheat Pita Bread

ShelfReliance's picture
One of my favourite ingredients is whole wheat flour. I love to use it in cooking. It gives extra boost of nutrients to the diet of your family.
  Wheat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Active yeast 2 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Warm water 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  White flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon

1. Preheat the oven to 500 degrees F.

2. In an electric mixing bowl, add and combine the yeast with warm water and sugar. Let this sit for 5 minutes.
3. Stir in the whole wheat flour, white flour, olive oil and salt. knead this well on medium speed for 10 minutes. Once done, cover the bowl with a damp cloth and set it aside to rise for 45 minutes.
4. After 45 minutes, shape the dough into 10 golf sized balls and place them on a baking sheet. Cover the baking sheet with a damp cloth and let this rise for another 10 minutes before baking.
5. Take the balls one by one and roll it out into 1/4 inch thick discs of 5 - 6 inches diameter.
6. Bake this in the preheated oven for 45 - 50 minutes or until golden brown.

7. Serve the whole wheat pita bread hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Middle Eastern
Preparation Time: 
90 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
135 Minutes

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Anonymous's picture
How much is a "pack" of wheat flour?
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