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Lavash (crispy Pita Bread)

Lavash (crispy Pita Bread)
Lavash (crispy Pita Bread)
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time
  • Serves2 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeAmerican, Cafe
  • Good for Snacks

About this recipe

Lavash is a crisp pita bread which can be served as a side. This recipe has been shared by Celebrity Chef Shazia Khan

Ingredients for Lavash (crispy Pita Bread)

  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 7 gms yeast (dry instant yeast)
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 3 cups flour(maida)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 3 tbsp sesame seeds(mix of black and white)

How to cook Lavash (crispy Pita Bread)

  1. In a bowl add yeast, sugar, warm water and mix and keep aside for 10 minutes
  2. In a bowl combine flour and salt and make a well in the center, add the yeast mixture and start mixing adding some water till the dough comes together.
  3. Knead till you get a smooth dough.
  4. Apply olive oil to the dough, cover and keep in a warm place till it doubles the size
  5. Press the dough into small portions, oil into small circles. with the help of a fork make holes and sprinkle some sesame seed. Place them on a greased baking tray.
  6. PRe-heat the oven to 220-degree celsius, bake the pita till crisp.(half way through, remove from the oven cut into triangles and bake till crisp again)
  7. Remove from the oven.
  8. Lavash is ready.


This recipe has been shared by MasterChef session 2 Runner up and celebrity Chef Shazia Khan during her workshop on "Lifestyle and Cookery session with Shazia Khan" at Phoenix market City, Bangalore on Sunday, 15/01/2017. 

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