How To Make Pita Bread At Home (No Oven)

Pita bread is one of my all-time favorites, it tastes lovely to use as a wrap for a sandwich or cut into squares to use as a chip alternative for dips. The first time I had pita bread was when I lived in London and there were donner kebab shops on every corner. The kebabs are made from shaved lamb and wrapped inside the delicious warm pita bread with a cucumber-yogurt sauce, they are delicious. The very best thing about pita bread is that it has all the flavor of homemade bread but does not require an oven.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour (plus 1/2 cup for dusting)
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons dry active yeast
  • 1 cup of warm water

Directions:

The instructions in this wonderful tutorial by Spices N Flavors on Youtube, are so easy to follow. You just make your dough, then roll it into a tube and cut small circles that will become your pocket bread rounds.

Homemade pocket pita bread

Then, you will roll out the dough, making a round disc-shape, and cook in a skillet or cast iron griddle till done. The pita dough will raise up forming a bubble, which will become your sandwich pocket.

Make pita pockets from scratch in a skillet

Pita pockets will always hold such wonderful memories for me, and luckily you can buy pita bread in the grocery store these days. The flavor of a pita pocket is always better when you make it from scratch, as with any bread.

How To Make Pita Bread At Home (No Oven)

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