How to Make Pita Bread

by Dominique Agnes


  • 6 Cups Flour
  • 2 ½ Teaspoons Salt
  • 1 ½ Teaspoons Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Yeast
  • ¾ Cups Warm milk
  • 1 ½ Cups Warm water
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    How to make Pita bread

    Step 2

    6 cups of bread flour

    Step 3

    Make a hole in the middle

    Step 4

    2 1/2 tsp of salt

    Step 5

    Pour in the middle

    Step 6

    1 1/2 tsp of sugar

    Step 7

    Pour in the middle

    Step 8

    Mix by hand

    Step 9

    2 tbsp of yeast

    Step 10

    Mix by hand and make another well in the middle

    Step 11

    3/4 cup of milk

    Step 12

    Heat up for 45 seconds in the microwave

    Step 13

    Pour the warm milk in the middle

    Step 14

    1 cup of warm water

    Step 15

    Pour the warm water in the middle

    Step 16

    Mix on speed 1 for 3 minutes then on speed 2 for 1 or 2 minutes

    Step 17

    Add 1/2 cup of warm water while mixing

    Step 18

    Looks good already

    Step 19

    Cover with plastic

    Step 20

    Let it rest in a warm place for 30 minutes

    Step 21

    After 30 minutes

    Step 22

    Cut pieces with a knife

    Step 23

    Shape the pieces as you go into balls

    Step 24

    Flatten the balls with your fingers

    Step 25

    Demo from the master... :o)

    Step 26

    Put them in a large bowl covered with a clean cloth

    Step 27

    Separate the flattened balls with the cloth

    Step 28

    Cover with plastic wrap

    Step 29

    Let rest 15 minutes in a warm place

    Step 30

    After 15 minutes

    Step 31

    Roll the flattened balls with a little flour into very thin and even circles

    Step 32

    Put on a frying pan for 20 seconds on medium low heat (3 1/2 on mine)

    Step 33

    Remove from frying pan and put in the oven on broil (high)

    Step 34

    After a few seconds the bread begins to separate

    Step 35

    Remove from the oven when the top is barely brown

    Step 36

    Cool upside down and store in freezer if any left (best eaten hot with butter and jelly right out of the oven)

    Step 37

    Ready to eat