Apr 30, 2011

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


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


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:


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


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.

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


  1. This recipe is really good

  2. This is really good

  3. Can we store them in fridge or freezer

  4. Plz mention temp. Of oven

  5. We are homesteaders and sustenance farmers here in the foot hills of Kentucky. Not much work in the garden this time of the year so I like to surf for recipes. This one is exactly what I look for.

    So many recipes start with ready made spice packages. Very few go so far as to give a recipe for the wrap. Thank you so much.

  6. Substitute of yeast

    1. check this recipe

  7. Is it instant yeast? If no, how much of instant heat should we use?


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