Pita Bread

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Freshly baked luscious pita bread !!




Ingredients :

All purpose flour ( maida) : 1 cup
Wheat flour : 1 cup
Dry yeast : 2 1/4 tsp ( I used Blue Bird )
Sugar : 2 tsp
Salt : 3/4 tsp
Olive oil : 4 tsp
Warm water : 1 1/4 cup

Recipe :
1. Take yeast & sugar in bowl.
2. Add warm water in yeast & sugar mixture. Mix well.
3. Add 1/4 cup wheat & 1/4 cup all purpose flour in that mixture. Mix well & Keep aside for 15 minutes.
4. You will observe bubbles & mixture will be fluffy.
5. Add salt,olive oil flour & maida . Mix to make a nice dough.
6. Transfer the dough on clean greased platform. Knead the dough about 2-3 min. to form soft dough.Use little  olive oil if required. .  
7. Keep  in a greased bowl .Cover the bowl  . Let it rest for 1 hour.
8. After 1 hour the dough will be double of original size.
9. After 1 hour punch the dough & again knead for about 2 minutes.
10. Prepare 8-12 small balls. With the help of rolling pin prepare discs about 1/8 inch thick.
11. Bake the pita in preheated oven at 200 C for 10 minutes or till  light brown spot appears. after 2-3 minutes turn the bread & again bake for 3-4 minutes.
15. Apply butter on the bread when it is hot. Keep in the basket covered with napkin.
   Enjoy hot home made soft pita bread  with any vegetable or baked vegetable!!
Or  you make pita pockets by stuffing veggies or cheese whatever you like!!

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