Turkish Pide Bread
|Dried yeast||2 Tablespoon|
|Warm water||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Olive oil||4 Tablespoon|
|Bread flour||6 Cup (96 tbs) (high protein)|
|Bread flour||6 Cup (96 tbs)|
|Plain yogurt||2 Cup (32 tbs) (thick)|
|Plain yoghurt||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Sea salt||To Taste|
Step1-Mix the yeast, sugar, water and 6 tablespoons of yoghurt in a large mixing bowl then leave to "foam" for 20 minutes.
Step2-Add the olive oil, flour and salt and mix well with a wooden spoon until thick then turn out onto a floured bench and begin to knead.
Step3-Knead very well, adding additional flour if necessary to stock the dough sticking to the board, until the dough is satiny and elastic.
Step4-Shape the dough into a ball and transfer to a lightly oiled bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and allow the dough to rise for 60 minutes, or until the dough has doubled in size.
Step5-Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 350 degrees fareinhite and oil baking trays.
Step6-Remove the dough from the bowl and divide into 5-6 even pieces and roll each piece into an oval shape. Flatten the ovals with your fingertips,making sure the dough is about 1cm. thick.
Step7-Brush lightly with the remainingyoghurt and sprinkle with sea salt.
Step8-Bake in the preheated oven for 13-16 minutes until the breads are puffy andgolden and serve warm