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Homemade Pita Bread

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When you bake it warm from the oven, this soft and yummy pita bread will be perfect for scooping up hummus or wrapping a tasty falafel sandwich. See how to make easy, homemade pita bread in your kitchen. They are anytime better than the ones brought from stores. So make pita bread and enjoy them fresh every time.
  Yeast 1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)
  Water 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 1 Teaspoon

First activate the yeast and dissolve in 1/2 cup of warm water.
Add 1 tsp of sugar and stir until the yeast and sugar are dissolved.
Let it sit for 10-15 minutes until the water becomes frothy.
Take flour in a bowl and add the yeast mixture.
Add 1 cup of water and stir with a wooden spoon until the mixture is combined.
Sprinkle some flour on a table and knead the dough until it becomes elastic.
Take little olive oil in a bowl and place the dough. Turn it over so that all the sides are coated with oil.
Cover with a towel and let it sit in a warm place until the dough doubles in size.
Flour a table and shape the dough in the form of a row. Cut the dough with knife into 8 equal halves.
Roll them with flour to the size of about 5-6 inch wide and 1/4 inch thick.
Preheat the oven to 500 degrees and place the rack at the bottom of the oven.
Put your baking dish in the oven for a couple of minutes so that it is warm when you place the pita rolled out dough.
Bake it for 4 minutes, then turn over and bake for another 2 minutes on the other side.
Remove them when both the sides are done.
Follow the same for the rest of the pieces.
Enjoy them immediately or store in a bread bod inside freezer for up to a month.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Side Dish
Cook Time: 
4 Minutes
If you relish Pita and hummus whenever you go out, now is the time to relish the bites in your home. Watch this interesting video to learn how you can make pita at your home by using some simple ingredients. You can even surprise your family now..

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