Lavash (Crispy Pita Bread)

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Lavash is a crisp pita bread which can be served as a side. This recipe has been shared by Celebrity Chef Shazia Khan
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Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time1 hour 5 minutes
Served As: Snacks
Recipe Cuisine Type: American, Cafe
Recipe Taste: Salty, Savoury, Sweet
Calories 776 kcal
Servings 2


  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 7 gm yeast dry instant yeast
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 3 cup flour maida
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 3 tbsp sesame seeds mix of black and white


  • In a bowl add yeast, sugar, warm water and mix and keep aside for 10 minutes
  • 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.
  • Knead till you get a smooth dough.
  • Apply olive oil to the dough, cover and keep in a warm place till it doubles the size
  • 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.
  • 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)
  • Remove from the oven.
  • Lavash is ready.

Recipe Notes

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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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 776kcal | Carbohydrates: 149g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 1241mg | Potassium: 292mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 17IU | Vitamin C: 0.01mg | Calcium: 154mg | Iron: 11mg

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