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Perfect Pita Bread
Il

Preparations

  1. Step 1

    Put flour, yeast, salt, and sugar into bowl. Mix, then add oil and warm water. Mix with spoon or spatula until you can  form dough into a ball.

    Put flour, yeast, salt, and sugar into bowl. Mix, then add oil and warm water. Mix with spoon or spatula until you can form dough into a ball.

  2. Step 2

    Dough should be a little moist but not super sticky. Add a little water at a time if needed. If you add too much, mix in more flour.

    Dough should be a little moist but not super sticky. Add a little water at a time if needed. If you add too much, mix in more flour.

  3. Step 3

    When you have a knead-able dough, dust a surface with flour. Remove dough from bowl and knead for about 5 minutes with palm of hand.

    When you have a knead-able dough, dust a surface with flour. Remove dough from bowl and knead for about 5 minutes with palm of hand.

  4. Step 4

    You want to form a smooth ball like this :) When finished, grease a large bowl with a little oil, and put ball of dough in.

    You want to form a smooth ball like this :) When finished, grease a large bowl with a little oil, and put ball of dough in.

  5. Step 5

    Cover with wrap and let rise for about one hour in a warm spot until fluffy, about double in size.

    Cover with wrap and let rise for about one hour in a warm spot until fluffy, about double in size.

  6. Step 6

    Preheat oven to 500F/260C. Meanwhile, remove puffy dough from bowl, squish out air, forming into a ball again.

    Preheat oven to 500F/260C. Meanwhile, remove puffy dough from bowl, squish out air, forming into a ball again.

  7. Step 7

    Separate into three even pieces.

    Separate into three even pieces.

  8. Step 8

    Roll out into about 5-inch/12-cm rounds on a floured surface.

    Roll out into about 5-inch/12-cm rounds on a floured surface.

  9. Step 9

    Lay out a baking sheet or lightly grease your baking pan. Lay out pitas on pan and let rest for 15 minutes, uncovered.

    Lay out a baking sheet or lightly grease your baking pan. Lay out pitas on pan and let rest for 15 minutes, uncovered.

  10. Step 10

    Make sure your oven has had plenty of time to preheat; you want it hot! Put pitas on bottom rack (if you have one) and bake for 5-6 minutes. They should puff up, if not, let bake an extra minute. (if they don't puff up, the oven wasn't hot enough)

    Make sure your oven has had plenty of time to preheat; you want it hot! Put pitas on bottom rack (if you have one) and bake for 5-6 minutes. They should puff up, if not, let bake an extra minute. (if they don't puff up, the oven wasn't hot enough)

  11. Step 11

    Move pitas to the top or middle rack of oven and bake another two minutes to brown.

    Move pitas to the top or middle rack of oven and bake another two minutes to brown.

  12. Step 12

    Wrap in a kitchen cloth to keep soft until serving.

    Wrap in a kitchen cloth to keep soft until serving.

  13. Step 13

    Pitas are perhaps best filled with plenty of falafel ;) Like this recipe: http://cooksnaps.com/en/recipes/no-fail-chickpea-falafel

    Pitas are perhaps best filled with plenty of falafel ;) Like this recipe: http://cooksnaps.com/en/recipes/no-fail-chickpea-falafel

  14. Step 14

    When you finish, show me how it turned out by uploading your photo below! I LOVE to see them!

    When you finish, show me how it turned out by uploading your photo below! I LOVE to see them!

  15. Step 15

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

    Now you made it, don't forget to take a Cooksnap photo to upload below! Recipe authors always LOVE to hear from you and see how their recipe turned out in your kitchen.

Comments

  • Ai

    Ai わーわー!

    over 6 years ago
  • Felice

    Felice ふぁーふぁー!you should try it! ;)

    over 6 years ago
  • Balvig

    Balvig How long did this take all-in-all?

    over 6 years ago
  • Felice

    Felice About 1:30 to 2:00!

    over 6 years ago
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