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Pita

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Ingredients
  Dry yeast 8 Teaspoon
  Lukewarm water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Honey 1 Teaspoon
  Whole wheat flour 10 Cup (160 tbs)
  Brown rice flour 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Wheat germ 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Oil 6 Tablespoon
  Lukewarm water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Salt 4 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Water 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sesame seeds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Combine yeast with 1 cup lukewarm water and 1 teaspoon honey and set aside.
Sift flours together and add wheat germ.
Mix oil with 4 cups lukewarm water.
Add salt.
Make a well in the center of the mixed flours and gradually add oil and water mixture.
Stir in yeast mixture.
Knead dough for 12-15 minutes.
Place in an oiled bowl, cover with a cloth and leave in a warm spot to rise for an hour and a half.
Stir down dough.
On a floured board, using a rolling pin, roll out dough 1/2 inch thick.
Cut buns in circles about 4 inches in diameter, using a lid or regular cutter.
Place buns on oiled cookie sheet.
For shiny tops, brush tops with beaten egg to which 1/4 teaspoon water has been added.
Then sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Let rise for an hour.
Meanwhile preheat oven to 500°F.
Bake for 10 minutes in preheated oven, until golden in color.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Everyday

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6610 Calories from Fat 1288

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 148 g228.4%

Saturated Fat 22.1 g110.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 7983.2 mg332.6%

Total Carbohydrates 1172 g390.8%

Dietary Fiber 188.6 g754.5%

Sugars 11.8 g

Protein 235 g469.7%

Vitamin A 7.3% Vitamin C 0.24%

Calcium 88.7% Iron 392.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Pita Recipe