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Pita Pocket Bread

Pita Pocket Bread

3 cups all purpose flour;
2 tsp dry active yeast;
1 tsp sugar;
1 tsp salt;
2 tbsp olive oil;
1 and 3/4 cup warm water.


In a big bowl add salt sugar n yeast mix nicely. Then add 1 cup warm water and let it sit for 10 min or till it become active .once its active mix oilve oil to it n then add flour one cup at atime and mix with spatula. Add warm water if necessary until all the flour(3 cups) nicely blend and no longer stick to the sides of bowl.Now grease the dough with oil nicely, cover it with damp cloth or cling wrap n let it sit for one hour or till the dough doubles in size.
After one hour remove the dough from the bowl n put on a lightly floured surface and knead it for 5 min until it become smooth. Cut the dough into 8 parts and make them into balls and let them sit for 10 min.
Preheat the oven to 500 F which take approximately 20 min.In this 20 min take the balls and roll it out into circles of approximately 8-10 inches with half cm thick.
Grease the baking tray with some oil. Place the pitas on the tray and bake them in the for oven 2-3 min per side ,it will rise automatically.
Remove pitas from tray ,let it cool for 2 mins ,then cut is into two halfs and pita pockets are ready to fill with your choice of stuffing or you can fridge it for later use .

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