How to make Whole Wheat Pita Bread -

Healthier version of pita bread – multigrain flour replacing refined flour.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Multigrain Flour, Dry yeast (ड्राई यीस्ट)

Cuisine : Middle Eastern

Course : Breads

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Whole Wheat Pita Bread

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Middle Eastern cuisine comprises of food eaten by the people of the various countries of the Middle East. The cuisine of the region is diverse while having a degree of homogeneity.  Some commonly used ingredients include olives and olive oil, pitas, honey, sesame seeds, dates, sumac, chickpeas, mint and parsley.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Whole Wheat Pita Bread Recipe

  • Multigrain Flour ½ kg + for dusting

  • Dry yeast 25 grams

  • Salt 10 grams

  • Olive oil 25 millilitres

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven at 200°C.

Step 2

Take yeast in a bowl. Add 2 tablespoons warm water and mix well. Set aside.

Step 3

Combine flour and salt in another bowl. Add dissolved yeast and 1-1½ cups water and knead into a soft dough.

Step 4

Add oil and knead again. Cover and set aside for 10-15 minutes.

Step 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.

Step 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.

Step 7

Remove from heat, cool and use as required.

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