","position":5,"name":"Working with one piece at a time, on...","url":"https:\/\/www.melskitchencafe.com\/homemade-flatbread-greek-pocketless-pitas-with-a-simple-tutorial\/#mv_create_860_5"},{"@type":"HowToStep","text":"Heat a griddle or skillet to medium heat (I preheat my electric griddle to 300 degrees). Thanks for the great recipe! Homemade Tortillas {White & Whole Wheat Versions! I have “evolved” to including whole wheat flour and flax seed (1 C AP flour, 1-3/4 C Whole Wheat Flour, 1/4 C Vital Wheat Gluten, and 1 T ground flax seed with all the other ingredients and methods of preparation the same.) I do not have a flat bed, can I use a thick base pan? I’ve made this recipe several times now and can’t believe how easy it is. And second, if you are using instant dry yeast and this suddenly happened, it means this yeast is not growing. Add the salt and flour to a large bowl. Looking for a pizza dough when I found your recipe. I’m far from an expert on gluten-free food but maybe that recipe could help adapt the one I posted today (or even better, could become your go-to flatbread recipe!). Your email address will not be published. 1 teaspoon granulated sugar So, I ended up with thicker bread than I would have liked, but it tasted so good that nobody cared. HUGE HIT! Yum, yum, yum! Good luck! Firstly, mix the yeast with the water and the milk. I also only add just enough flour for the dough to form correctly, instead of dumping it all in. ","position":8,"name":"The flatbread can be made, cooked, cooled and...","url":"https:\/\/www.melskitchencafe.com\/homemade-flatbread-greek-pocketless-pitas-with-a-simple-tutorial\/#mv_create_860_8"}],"keywords":" bread flour, granulated sugar, milk, olive oil, yeast","nutrition":{"@type":"NutritionInformation","calories":"0 calories","carbohydrateContent":"0 grams carbohydrates","cholesterolContent":"0 milligrams cholesterol","fiberContent":"0 grams fiber","proteinContent":"0 grams protein","saturatedFatContent":"0 grams saturated fat","sodiumContent":"0 grams sodium","sugarContent":"0 grams sugar"},"aggregateRating":{"@type":"AggregateRating","ratingValue":"4.6","reviewCount":225},"url":"https:\/\/www.melskitchencafe.com\/homemade-flatbread-greek-pocketless-pitas-with-a-simple-tutorial\/"} I just made them and wrapped them in foil. A cup of water is 8 oz or about 225 grams but a cup of flour is only 5 oz or about 140 grams. Instructions These were delicious. I would like to know the best way to freeze these as I live alone. Love the pizza idea! I had some leftover Lime Coconut Chicken from dinner last night and thought these would help the leftovers go over better with the kids. It’s perfect with hummus, tabouli, for wraps and so much more! These are my go-to recipe for homemade pita flatbread! Remove the cooked flatbread from the baking pan and immediately place them in a paper bag to cool. And I’m loving that they can be frozen! In Greece we love pita bread so much, it is unthinkable to have a BBQ without grilled pita bread or tzatziki. You might try searching for “cracker flatbread recipe for appetizer” or something like that. Substitutions: since I don't always have bread flour on hand, for this recipe, several times, I've used about 2 3/4 cups flour plus 1/4 cup wheat gluten (to approximate the same properties as bread flour). These are so delicious! Its name denotes a brick oven cooking technique: propyra was baked near to the oven’s door and far from the fire.  Love all your recipes but right now I am totally obsessed with your zucchini bread! I have looked at the other wrap bread recipe also, and wondered if you know a restaurant called Olga’s Kitchen. (oh and I also forgot the sugar!). I made these yesterday using the 1/4 cup of wheat gluten and 100% white wheat flour. Thank you. Two Years Ago: DIY Dulce de Leche Heat it for 30 to 45 seconds or until it starts to puff up. Have you ever made homemade tortillas? ","position":1,"name":"In a large bowl (or bowl of an...","url":"https:\/\/www.melskitchencafe.com\/homemade-flatbread-greek-pocketless-pitas-with-a-simple-tutorial\/#mv_create_860_1"},{"@type":"HowToStep","text":"Gradually add the remaining flour until a soft dough is formed. We have limited bread and wanted yummy wraps, so I googled and stumbled upon your blog. Preheat oven to 400ºF. Good luck if you try them! When the griddle\/skillet is hot, cook the flatbread for 2-3 minutes on the first side until it bubbles and puffs. Put the flatbread in the pan, and let it heat for 30 to 45 seconds or until it start to puff up. Mel I am addicted to your cooking sight. Required fields are marked *. I've also subbed half the flour for white whole wheat flour, too, with good results. If you don't use yeast, you will be producing an unleavened bread such as tortilla. I just ate a “second-day-old” one as a sandwich with egg whites and veggies inside, and it was just as good as the rest of the batch made yesterday. Is that weird?? I have to tell you, I have tried numerous “flatbread” recipes and they all seemed to fail. Simple Pita Pizzas. It must taste delicious, nothing beats homemade. You could try it with all water but I haven’t tried it that way. Hi Ruth – it’s my understanding that quick-rise yeast is the same as instant yeast so you should be good to go. Example of unleavened bread includes Tortilla or Chapati. These are fabulous, I have made them three times a month since you posted them, and I froze the extras. I have been making yeast breads for over 35 years, so I am not a novice, and reading your recipes(s) is like having a good and patient friend explaining the hows and whys. My favorite restaurant is in Jackson, Mississippi…Keifer’s Greek Restaurant. Thank you for sharing your recipes! 🙂. Thanks for this! Thank you:)))). I use leftover french dip meat to make Gyros with these. So many of them are now family recipes that I hope my 3 year old will make for her own friends and family. Trying it this way did not work for me so I fried them in my skillet.Â. Hey, and thanks for the recipe. These look great – can I make these with soy milk instead of cow’s milk?  I let the dough rest for another 10 minutes but I still had the same problem. What else could I do to make it easier to roll out? Now we can have really good donairs anytime we want. the measurements were right on point and your extensive notes really helpful. I have a bag with these pitas, sliced homemade gyros meat, homemade tzaziki sauce and salad. I’m in Buffalo, NY and currently burried under 6′ of snow! I like making it but I prefer going to a bakery that specializes in it. I made some lamb shanks, vegis, feta and some home made Greek yogurt dip with dill and cucumber to go along with it. Your instructions are perfect. 🙂. Top with artichokes, cheese, tomatoes and olives. It will pull away from the sides of the bowl to form a ball but still be slightly soft to the touch (see the note). I tried this recipe and it is fabulous! I LOOOOVE making chicken gyro sandwiches, so these are perfect! Here is where I got it on Amazon. I had no idea about the difference between leavened and unleavened flat bread. They also fit well for dipping sauces such as hummus. Flip it over with a pair of tongs and cook on the second side until it is golden and spotty. Repeat the process of the rest of the flatbread. Recipe Source: adapted from Jaclyn at Cooking Classy (reduced sugar, oil and salt, used instant yeast and adapted bread flour amounts, as well as adapting the method a bit). Really pretty easy, other than the time trying to make sure to roll them out super thin because they get really thick when they cook! I agree with everyone else–SO easy to make and SO yummy. I have a question…I want to mKe pizza with these, do I cook the dough on the skillet first so the dough is cooked then add my toppings to the cooked dough and heat it up in the broiler?Â, Hi need clarity on substitution of bread flour. This is our subculture/Victorian rant for you. Thanks! It also works great to use leftovers for pizza.Â. Four more: Big Fat Greek Tacos. I was amazed that these were still fantastic despite my mistake!! I am thrilled to have discovered your website. Mel, I have to say this to you. 3 cups All Purpose Flour or any white flour, Add the milk, 1/2 cup of water and yeast in a large cup. For this recipe, I’d probably add 1/4 cup wheat gluten and then knead for a couple minutes longer. Thank you for a great recipe! Flatbread is yummy. I am glad you like the recipe. Knead the dough for 4-5 minutes until it is soft and smooth. It’s perfect for gyros and as an accompaniment to souvlaki with homemade tzatziki sauce. This greek flatbread looks great. Once I’m done perfecting this yellow cake, they are my next thing to tackle. I used 425g bread flour, 120ml Milk, 170ml water, made a fantastically soft, chewy wrap for souvlaki gyros.  1) I replaced the  milk  with warm water as I can’t use milk and 2) I replaced 1/2 C flour with whole grain – I need the extra fiber. Just wanted to follow up, I made these into pizzas and my family LOVED it. These are pretty easy to make and well worth it!! I let the kids pick their topping and broil 2 minutes. Greek Salad Flatbread Pizza Ingredients. I am on the hunt for the perfect homemade tortilla recipe. I have to give it to you, you are cut and dried with this it seems you don’t lay claim to a recipe that has been around for to many years to count just because you took out 1/4 teaspoon sugar or added 1 tablespoon of flour. I get some that at least on one side look about the same but the fact they crack and break when folded, is discouraging. My kitchen was cold and it the dough was taking forever to rise so I got impatient and shaped it into balls before it was even close to doubled in bulk. Would a milk alternative work for this recipe (such as unflavored almond milk)? Anyone add spices or garlic to the recipe? Also, I have no griddle I just cooked them in a hot, dry frying pan… it was difficult to get the temp right- too hot and they quickly went dark – not hot enough and they didn’t ‘bubble’. Thanks for another great recipe. Later, prepare a skillet or pan in low medium heat and rub them with a bit of olive oil or butter. Greek Flatbread is one of my all time favorites. Does that help? }, https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B005FYF3OY/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1, https://www.melskitchencafe.com/tutorial-working-with-yeast/, https://www.melskitchencafe.com/soft-wrap-bread/, http://www.klostermanbakery.com/products/flat-bread-thins-and-pita.php, http://glutenfreeonashoestring.com/naan-bread/, 2/3 cup warm water (about 100 degrees, warm but not hot to the touch), 1/2 cup warm milk (about 100 degrees, warm but not hot to the touch), 3 cups bread flour, more or less (see note). They look perfect, can’t wait to try them and make some chicken gyros! Total Time: I used pizza dough setting and had great results. This flatbread is perfect! Working with one piece at a time, on a lightly greased or floured counter, roll the dough about 1/8-inch thick into a large circle, about 7-8 inches in diameter. Even my dad (very picky!) 15 minutes So, I totally misread this recipe and skipped the step to let the dough rise for an hour. I guess these are “flatbreads” When the griddle/skillet is hot, cook the flatbread for 2-3 minutes on the first side until it bubbles and puffs. Olives and artichokes, for savory, briny flavor Especially when it involves dough. GREAT flatbread. Mixing Bowl You can tell by my rating. LOL) Wish I knew how to make actual lamb gyro meat, but now I’m gonna try your chicken one!! Any pita, flatbread, and naan we’ve bought is never as good as what donair shops use. Additional Time: Fantastic recipe. I am going to make it over the week-end. My family loves them. Would it be worth trying with a gluten free flour or a colossal failure? Furthermore, they also use for dipping sauces such as hummus or baba ganoush. In my experience, if you mix the instant dry yeast with boiling water or your dough is too salty, it will weaken the growth of this yeast, which will not cause the flatbread dough to grow.Note: the yeast is important ingredient that will help make the dough soft and fluffy. I rolled it very thin, one at a time as I did it on the stove. I’m lazy about kneading so made this recipe in my food processor. Made a Tex Mex pizza with the pitas. Hi Anna – in the notes of the recipe, I mentioned that I often don’t have bread flour on hand so I use a combination of all-purpose flour and gluten. I looked up recipes, and yours, by and far, looked the easiest, especially with the photos. One Year Ago: Hard-Boiled Eggs: A No-Fail Method Tasy and soft, we enjoyed them last night as flatbread pizzas and tonight I’m making slow cooker Greek chicken to put in them. Can you use all purpose flour instead of bread flour?? Sounds to me like you may need to cook them for less time. Perfect to have in the freezer and throw all the toppings on for a quick dinner or lunch. Thanx—–. My dad’s family is from Greece and we love flatbread! I have made them before and I’m making them again tonight. Thanks again. Talk about a quick dinner. Soooo good. Hi Nancy – I think most times my flatbreads are on the thick end, too. Make sure each batch is incorporated before adding the next. Hi, I'm Saif! Do not whisk together yet. You can double all of the ingredients straight across. Making a Greek flatbread dough recipe is easier than I thought. Place pita breads in single layer on baking sheet. With a step-by-step tutorial, this homemade flatbread is easier than you think and is perfect for so many meals (or just to slather with butter and devour)!   Enjoyed immensely with homemade hummus, cucumbers & feta. ; Formulas ; Reference Expand Reference m convinced that this recipe: https //www.melskitchencafe.com/soft-wrap-bread/. 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