Recipe courtesy of Dennis Halaby

Zahter Bread

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  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: about 6 breads
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2 1/2 cups lukewarm water

1 teaspoon sugar

1 teaspoon oil

3 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast

5 1/2 cups bread flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

Zahter *


  1. Place water, sugar and oil in mixing bowl and stir lightly. Add yeast in water mixture, stir and let rest for 5 minutes or until water starts to bubble lightly. Mix flour and salt in a large bowl. Gradually mix in water mixture, stirring with a large spoon. When all ingredients are mixed thoroughly, remove from bowl. Knead dough into a round ball. Cover with a towel for about 5 minutes. Remove towel; cut dough into 8-ounce round balls. Cover again for about 5 more minutes. Remove towel; flatten balls into 1/4-inch thickness. Spread about 3 tablespoons of zahter with back of spoon to cover dough. Bake at 500 degrees for 10 minutes or until golden brown.

Cook’s Note

*Zahter- Herb and spice mix available in Middle Eastern markets

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