Lebanese Flat Bread Recipe | Middle Eastern Recipes
How to prepare "lebanese flat bread"
lebanese flat bread
2 1/2 cups warm water
2 (1/4 ounce) packages active dry yeast
1 tablespoon salt
6 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
pour warm water into a large bowl. sprinkle yeast over water. stir until dissolved. add salt. gradually add 6 cups flour and oil, kneading constantly, until dough is smooth and elastic. if dough sticks to your hands, add more flour. place in a large, greased bowl. turn dough to grease all sides. cover with a dry cloth towel and let rise in a warm place until doubled in bulk (about 1 1/2 hours). punch down gently.
preheat oven to 375 degrees f. grease baking sheets.
divide dough into 24 equal portions. shape each portion into a smooth ball. place on a floured surface. sprinkle tops lightly with flour and cover with a dry cloth towel. let rest 15 minutes.
roll out each portion of dough to a 6-inch circle. place on prepared baking sheets. bake for 10 to12 minutes or until bread puffs.