Lebanese bread

Lebanese bread


Make this delicious , exotic accompaniment, to go with the lamb koftas.



8 bread

Prep time

1 hour+ 2 hours for resting

Cooking time

15 minutes


  • 7 grams dry yeast

  • 1 tsp caster sugar

  • 1 1/3 cups warm water

  • 4 cups plain flour

  • 1 tsp table salt

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil


  • Place yeast, sugar and 1/3 cup warm water in a jug. Stir to dissolve yeast. Set aside in a warm place for 10 minutes or until foamy.
  • In a stand mixer add flour into bowl. Add salt. Stir to combine. Make a well in center. Add yeast mixture, 2 tablespoons of oil and remaining warm water. Mix to form a dough. Knead for 20 minutes or until smooth. Place dough in an oiled bowl. Cover. Set aside in a warm place for 2 hours or until doubled in size.
  • Punch down dough. Knead for 2 minutes or until smooth. Divide into 8 balls. Using a rolling pin, roll each ball out to a 22cm round. Layer rounds between baking paper. Set aside in a warm place for 30 minutes or until slightly puffed,
  • Heat a pan on high. Brush oil on bread. Cook for 2 minutes for both sides or until lightly browned and puffed.

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