Sunday, July 7, 2013

Home made Pita Bread

Oven free Baking - Pita bread on the stove top

Ingredients :
  1. 1 cup all purpose flour
  2. 1/2 teaspoon dry yeast
  3. 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  4. 3 table spoon cooking oil
  5. 1 pinch salt
  6. 4 table spoon lukewarm water
  7. Normal water for kneading.
Directions :
  • Add yeast and sugar to the cup of warm water and stir.
  • Leave for 2-3 mints.
  • Mix all ingredients in a bowl.
  • Add the yeast water to the bowl.
  • Make a smooth and soft dough with the help of normal water.
  • Cover the bowl and let the dough ferment for 4-5 hours.
  • Divide dough into equal pieces.
  • Roll each piece into ball.
  • Roll each ball into round shape(like chapati) and leave for 15 minutes.
  • Put the rolled chapati on preheated pan/tava and wait for small bubbles.
  • Flip the chapati to other side and cook.
  • Serve with thickened gravy.


  1. Perfect pita bread. I have tried them once in the oven but they didn't puff up well. Ramadan Kareem.

    1. Thanx for comments and Ramadan mubarak to u too...

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