homemade pita bread
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Homemade Pita Bread

This homemade pita bread is simple to make and better than anything you can buy in the store.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
PROOFING TIME1 hr 30 mins
Total Time20 mins
Cuisine: Middle Eastern
Category: Bread
Servings: 10
Calories: 342kcal
Author: Chef Tariq



  • In a large mixing bowl, add the flours, powdered milk, salt, sugar and yeast. Mix together.
  • Make a small well in the mixture. Pour in the olive oil and half the water.
  • Use your hands to combine the mixture into a dough. Add water a bit at a time and keep mixing until you have slightly wet, but not sticky dough.
  • Cover and leave to rise until double in size.
  • Once doubled in size, knead the dough gently for 15 seconds.
  • Flour a surface. Take a fist sized chunk of dough and place it on the floured surface.
  • Using a rolling pin, roll out the dough until it has roughly a 20cm circumference. 
  • Place on baking paper on a baking tray. Cook in the oven for 5-7 minutes at 450°F (230°C) until brown.



Calories: 342kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 481mg | Potassium: 212mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 3.6mg