How to make Lavash -

Thin flat cracker bread popular in the Middle Eastern Cuisine, goes best with hummus

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : Middle Eastern, Lebanese

Course : Breads


 Lavash

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Every country in the world has its own elaborate styles of making bread which vary from being utterly simple to categorically complex. The quality of ingredients, precise measures, timings, methods and techniques of making these breads is what contributes to each bread having a unique character of its own.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Lavash Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 cups + for dusting

  • Salt a pinch

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh parsley ,chopped 2 teaspoons

  • Butter 2 tablespoons

  • Oil as required

  • Sumac to sprinkle

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 180° C.

Step 2

Take 2 cups flour in a bowl, add salt, castor sugar and parsley and mix. Add sufficient water and knead into a soft dough. Add butter and knead again.

Step 3

Divide the dough into equal portions. Dust the worktop with some flour and roll out each portion into thin discs.

Step 4

Grease a baking tray with some oil, place the discs and dork with a fork. Brush some oil and sprinkle some sumac on top.

Step 5

Cut the discs into thin strips. Place the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 10-12 minutes.

Step 6

Make more lavash with the remaining dough.

Step 7

Transfer the lavash strips into a glass or spread them on a platter and serve.

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