Whole Wheat Pita Bread
Whole wheat pita bread recipe
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
In a large mixing bowl combine all dry ingredients including sugar or honey (if you decide to use) and mix well.
Slowly add warm water and mix the flour using a wooden spatula. Mix until it forms a crumbly mixture with no dry flour anymore
Add 1 tbsp olive oil and using hand knead the dough. Add dry flour if necessary to avoid sticking the dough to the bowl. Continue kneading for about 6-7 min till it forms a homogeneous and soft dough
Cover the bowl with a wet cloth and put it in a warm place for at least 1 hour
Preheat the oven to 450F and lightly oil the baking tray
Divide the dough into roughly 12 equal part and form them into small balls
Dust some dry flour on the flat surface and roll each dough portion into 5-6" round pitas. Cover the tray with a clean cloth and let it rest for 10 min
Put the tray in preheated oven and bake for 8 min. To get light golden color on the surface, bake them in broil mode for 1-2 min.
- Keep a close watch on the pitas while broiling to avoid excess browning
- Store remaining pitas in an airtight container in a refrigerator for 2-3 days. Microwave them before using the next day
- Serve pita bread with roasted red pepper hummus or any kind of hummus that you love.