Iraqui Pita Bread Recipe

by Miri
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When I have time, I really enjoy making breads. Pita is great to eat as a wrap, snack, or with soup on cold day. This recipe is from Mama Nazima's JEWISH- IRAQI Cuisine, by Rivka Goldman.

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Servings: 20 Pieces


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  1. Combine the yeast, salt, baking powder, sugar, water and oil in alarge bowl, mix, and set aside for 15 minutes.
  2. Add both flours, and knead until the dough becomes firm.
  3. Cover and let rise for 2 hours.
  4. Preheat the oven to 400 F and grease a large baking sheet.
  5. Divide the dough into twenty pieces.
  6. Flatten each piece and roll into a 1/4-inch-thick circle.
  7. Place as many pieces as can fit on the sheet, and bake until golden brown (about 10 minuets).
  8. Serve hot or cold.
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 30g
Recipe makes 20 servings
Calories 70  
Calories from Fat 14 20%
Total Fat 1.55g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.13g 1%
Trans Fat 0.04g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 180mg 8%
Potassium 33mg 1%
Total Carbs 12.27g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.8g 3%
Sugars 0.47g 0%
Protein 1.84g 3%


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