For 8 Pittas bread, you will need:
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).
Resting : 2 hours 30 min.
Cooking : 3 min.
Start to finish : 2 hours 55 min.
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Per Pitta bread : 0.18 €
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Step by step recipe:
Knead for 4 minutes on medium speed (position "1"), or manually until you get a smooth elastic dough.
Gather the dough into a ball, dust with flour, then cover with a plastic sheet. Leave to rise at room temperature for 1 to 2 hours, until the dough is doubled in volume.
Then roll out the balls of dough into flat rounds approximately 10-15 cm (4-6") diameter and about 5 mm (¼") thick (they should not be any thinner).
Cook the pitta:
If you use a bread oven, take care because the pitta cook very quickly (one minute or less!), and need to be turned round and over to colour uniformly.
Your pitta bread is finished.
You could throw a "pitta party", preparing everything to be put out on the table, leaving your guests to assemble their own pitta sandwiches. Choose a variety of fillings such as:
Diced tomato and cucumber with herbs and vinaigrette.
Diced avocado in a lime and olive oil vinaigrette.
To make a pitta sandwich, cut in half while still warm.
Then fill the pocket of each half as you choose from the suggestions above.
Remarks:An idea to try: a complete pitta meal with a savoury course as described above, and a sweet course with small diced fruit, custard cream or whipped cream, melted chocolate, etc... For the sweet part, it's a good idea to dust the pittas with caster sugar before puting them to the oven, so that they caramelize slightly.
Last modified on: February 21th 2011
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It is bit useful for me. thank you. I will try it.
Comment #1 posted on january 6th 2011 at 17:57 by yogmour.