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Apr 30, 2011

Pita bread and Fresh Salsa (with Yeast and made in Oven)


Ingrediants:

All Purpose Flour / Maida-3 cups
Salt to taste
Sugar-2 tsp
Oil-2 tblspn
Yeast-2 tblspn
Warm Water as required

Method:

In a bowl add yeast,sugar and warm water,mix everything together.let it sit for 5-10 min until it is frothy.(make sure that the water is not so hot,it should luke warm)

In a mixing bowl add flour,salt and mix well.Pour this yeast mixture in this and form a soft dough.

Drizzle oil over the dough, cover it with a damp cloth and let it sit for 30 min.

After 30 min the dough must have doubled in size.Punch the dough down,empty the dough from its bowl and knead it for 5 min.

While kneading the dough will become soft and springy...Then divide the dough in to equal portion and spread it like a small chapati.

Put this in a preheated tray and put it in the lowest rack of the oven .Cook this for 5 mins on one side and flip it over and cook another 3 mins on other side

If you cut this pita bread you will have a nice pocket in there where you can stuff anything and enjoy.

Salsa recipe:

Ingrediants:

Onion-1/2 chopped roughly
Tomato-3 chopped
Coriander leaves-1 handful
Garlic-2
Olive oil-2 tblspn
Lemon juice-2 tblspn
Salt to taste

Method:

In a food processor add everything except oil and lemon juice.process for a few times until everything is crushed.

Tip this in a bowl.Add lemon juice, oil in it and mix well.

How to Serve:

Take the Pita bread and apply a little Butter or Mayo in it..If you don’t have anything you can skip this.

Then place the roughly chopped murg malai kabab(for recipe check this)...Then add a good amount of salsa on top..Roll it and Dig in.

Pictorial:
Take all your ingrediants


add sugar in warm water


add in yeast


mix well..let sit for 5 mins untill foamy


yeast has become foamy


mix salt with flour


pour the yeast water in the flour


mix well


till it forms a sticky dough


tip this onto the working surface


knead to a smooth ball


apply oil in a bowl..


cover with a damp cloth


till it doubles in size


divide into equal portions


start rolling


put it in hot baking tray


bake it in oven


cut in center...you can see a nice pocket



Make salsa
All done


stuff in with chicken and salsa..roll it up and ENJOY
SERVE

7 comments:

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

This recipe is really good

Shabi said... Best Blogger Tips

This is really good

SASI REKHA said... Best Blogger Tips

Nice...it s kupppos kno

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

Can we store them in fridge or freezer

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

Plz mention temp. Of oven

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

@AnonymousPreheat oven to 220 degree C.

Aarthi said... Best Blogger Tips

@AnonymousFridge is good..