Whole Wheat Pita Bread

Healthier version of pita bread – multigrain flour replacing refined flour. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Whole Wheat Pita Bread

Main Ingredients Multigrain Flour, Dry yeast
Cuisine Middle Eastern, , , ,
Course Breads
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Whole Wheat Pita Bread

  • ½ kg + for dusting Multigrain Flour
  • 25 grams Dry yeast
  • 10 grams Salt
  • 25 millilitres Olive oil


  1. Preheat oven at 200°C.
  2. Take yeast in a bowl. Add 2 tablespoons warm water and mix well. Set aside.
  3. Combine flour and salt in another bowl. Add dissolved yeast and 1-1½ cups water and knead into a soft dough.
  4. Add oil and knead again. Cover and set aside for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Dust a worktop with flour and roll out a portion of dough into a 1 inch thick sheet. Cut out circles using a ring cutter dipped in flour. These are pita breads.
  6. Arrange pita breads on a baking tray, cover with a moist cloth and set aside for proving for 10-15 minutes. Place tray in preheated oven and bake for 4 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat, cool and use as required.