Middle Eastern Flatbread Dough

Essential Technique

Preparation info
  • Makes

    675 g

    dough, enough for several flatbreads
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Bake!: Essential Techniques for Perfect Baking

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2010

  • About

It would be entirely possible to write a very thick book only on the subject of Middle Eastern flatbreads, so this recipe just skims the surface. I’m happy with the results of using the same dough for both thick and thin flatbreads used respectively as table breads or as wraps for a variety of accompaniments.

These recipes are but a few of the hundreds of slight variations possible in size, shape, dough and topping ingredients, and density of the finished bread. The soft dough might