Basic Dough


Preparation info

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    1½ pounds

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Classic Lebanese Cuisine: 170 Fresh And Healthy Mediterranean Favorites

Classic Lebanese Cuisine

By Kamal Al-Faqih

Published 2009

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  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon lukewarm water
  • teaspoons


To Prepare the Dough

In a small bowl, dissolve the yeast and sugar in the water. Mix well. Cover the bowl with a dish and set it aside for several minutes, allowing the yeast to proof (until it foams). Combine the flour and salt in a separate bowl.

Make a well in the center of the flour. Pour the yeast mixture into the well, followed by the olive oi