Saturday, October 24, 2009
Try this Lebanese Bread recipe. Find out how to make this fragrant Lebanese flat bread. A delicious bread to serve at your next dinner party or barbecue.
2 pk Active dry yeast or 1 yeast
1/3 c Water
1 tb Flour
2 tb Sugar
3 c Flour
1 c Water
1 ts Salt
Sprinkle the yeast over water and add 1 tablespoon of flour and sugar. Stir and set aside to rise for about 10 minutes.
Sift the 3 cups of flour with the salt. Add the yeast mixture. Knead adding one cup water gradually to make a stiff, but not dry, dough.
Set in a warm place to rise until doubled in bulk. Punch the dough down.
Divide into 6 to 8 round balls. Place on a lightly floured surface. With a rolling pin, flatten into 1/4 inch thick circles. Cover with a kitchen towel and let it rise again for 15-25 minutes. Brush with milk.
Heat the oven to 500 degrees for about 15 minutes. Place the bread on baking sheets and bake for 8 minutes until puffed up. Then turn over so the other side browns also.
When the bread is a little cool, place them in plastic bags to soften. Excellent for sandwiches.
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