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Lavash (Crispy Pita Bread)

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Served As Snacks
Lavash is a crisp pita bread which can be served as a side. This recipe has been shared by Celebrity Chef Shazia Khan
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Cuisine American, Cafe
Recipe Category Vegetarian
Servings 2
Recipe Taste Salty, Savoury, Sweet


  • 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.


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. 

Recipe Nutrition

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