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How To Make Pita Bread

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Making of pita breads is shown here to bring out a mediteranean delicacy. The method is simple and eazy to make a flavourful bread at home.
  White flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Whole wheat flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Active dry yeast 2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Warm water 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
For salad
  Tomato 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Green onion 2 , chopped finely
  Cucumber 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Lettuce 1⁄4 , chopped
  Lemon juice/Yogurt 2 Teaspoon
  Salt and pepper To Taste

1. Preheat the oven to 425 degree F. Invert a pan and place inside the oven.

2. In a bowl, pour ¼ cup of water. Add yeast and let it stand for 10 minutes.
3. In a warm bowl, sift ½ cup of flour and salt. Form a well in the center. Pour in the yeast mixture and remaining warm water into the well.
4. Begin to mix with hand, adding remaining flour.
5. On a floured surface, place the dough and knead for 10-15 minutes until smooth.
6. In an oiled bowl, place the dough and incubate for 2 hours.
7. Divide the dough into 8 equal balls. Roll each ball into 6-7 inch circles. Let it stand for 20 minutes.
8. Place bread dough on the inverted pan. Bake 3-4 breads at a time in the preheated oven for 3-5 minutes.

9. Serve the Pita Bread with curried cabbage and tomato onion salad.

TIP: For Making Salad: In a bowl, combine tomato, green onion, cucumber, lettuce, lemon juice, salt and pepper.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Pita Bread is an Italian delicacy you have fondly relished at restaurants. Now you can learn to make it in easy steps too. Bhal Dave sums each process in an articulate manner. Now you can treat your guests with Pita Bread along with accompaniments as a quick lunch or a snack.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 222 Calories from Fat 24

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.3%

Saturated Fat 0.4 g2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 166.9 mg7%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.5%

Dietary Fiber 5.2 g21%

Sugars 1.2 g

Protein 8 g15.2%

Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 8.2%

Calcium 2.3% Iron 15.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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