STEP 6 Once doubled, punch the dough to release air.

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Whole Wheat PITA BREAD

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STEP 1

Add warm water, sugar and yeast in a large bowl. Stir gently. Set aside for 5-10 minutes or until the yeast gets activated.

STEP 2

Add whole wheat flour, olive oil and salt to the yeast mixture. Mix together till everything comes together in a lumpy ball.

STEP 3

Knead for 8-10 minutes by hand or use a stand mixer and knead on low for 6-7 minutes. The dough will be slightly sticky and that's normal.

STEP 4

Place the dough in a large bowl lightly coated with olive oil. Make sure the entire dough is coated with oil.

STEP 5

Cover the bowl and allow the dough to rest for 1-2 hours or until it doubles in size.

STEP 7

Divide the dough into 12 equal portions and shape them into balls. Cover back with the same cloth and allow to sit for 15 minutes.

STEP 8

Roll out the dough balls into ¼ inch thick rounds. Dust with a little flour, if necessary. Keep covered while you heat up the skillet.

STEP 9

Heat a cast iron skillet or a frying pan on a high flame. Place a pita bread round on the pan or skillet. Cook for 1-2 minutes on each side, lightly pressing it down with a spatula.

STEP 10

After lightly cooking both sides, place the pita directly on the fire and allow it to puff up.

STEP 11

Cook until lightly browned and transfer onto a plate and serve hot along with hummus and falafel!

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