How To Make The Best Pita Bread

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Best Pita Bread Recipe

A plain bread that is commonly made in the Middle East as an ingredient in various dishes.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword Flour recipes
Prep Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 40 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 411kcal
Cost $5-20


  • 1 tbsp Yeast
  • 3 1/2 cups Flour
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tsp Salt


  • In a bowl, put yeast then pour water into the bowl. Add 1 cup of flour and mix for 5 minutes.
  • After mixing for 5 minutes, add olive oil and salt. Mix well.
  • Now add another 2 cups of flour and knead for 10 minutes until dough softens. Cover in a large bowl then set aside for 2 hours.
  • After 2 hours, dust a clean surface with flour and turn the dough it out onto the surface.
  • Divide the dough into 8 pieces and roll into balls.
  • Now transfer it all into a tray and cover with plastic wrapper then set aside for 30 minutes.
  • After 30 minutes, roll each round for about 1/4-inch thick.
  • Heat a pan and brush it with a bit of oil and cook each side of the pita bread mixture for 3 minutes.
  • Serve hot and enjoy!


Calories: 411kcal | Carbohydrates: 85g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 619mg | Potassium: 146mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 5mg
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