Pita bread i

Yield: 10 servings

Measure Ingredient
2 pounds Wholewheat flour
2 teaspoons Salt
½ tablespoon Dry yeast
2 teaspoons Brown sugar
1¼ pint Warm water

Combine the flour & salt in a large bowl. Mix yeast & sugar with a quarter of warm water. Leave till it becomes frothy. Pour into flour mixture. & gradually add enough water to make a soft but not sticky dough. Cover with a damp cloth & leave to stand for 10 minutes. Knead lightly on a floured surface. Divide dough into 10 equal portions, knead each one slightly. Roll each portion into an oval about 8" X 5". Place on a lightly floured baking tray. Brush tops lightly with oil & let rise for 1 hour.

Bake in a 475F oven for 12 to 15 minutes. As soon as they are removed from the oven, brush very lightly with a little water & cool on a wire rack.

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