Turkish Pide Bread

Turkish Pide

 

Stuff you need to make it ;

  • 2 1/4 teaspoon yeast (1 package)
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • warm water
  • optional: egg yolk, sesame seeds, crushed red pepper, or herbs & salt
What to do with the Stuff ๐Ÿ˜‰
  • Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup warm water in a large bowl
  • Stir in the flour, sugar, salt, and oil
  • Gradually add 2/3 cup warm water to form the dough
  • Flour a smooth surface to knead the dough
  • Knead the dough, to form a smooth elastic ball of dough (about 15 minutes)
  • Place dough ball in a large bowl that has been oiled
  • Cover with a damp towel, and allow the dough to rise in a warm, draft free place for 60 min
  • Punch down the dough and let rise an additional 45 minutes
  • Preheat oven to 425 F- Grease a baking sheet
  • Divide the dough into ย 2 long oval/oblong loaves
  • Place on the baking sheet, cover with a damp towel until the dough is slightly puffed (10 minutes)
  • Dimple the dough with your fingers
  • Brush with egg yolk and sprinkle with herbs or seeds
  • Bake 20-30 minutes, or until golden and firm
  • Eat fresh with Hummus, Baba Ghanoush, or simply dip in Olive oil /and or Balsamic vinegar
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