How to make Whole Wheat Pita -

If you want to enjoy a healthy version of pita, try this one.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Whole wheat flour (atta) (आटा), Fresh yeast (ताज़ी यीस्ट/ ख़मीर )

Cuisine : Middle Eastern

Course : Breads

For more recipes related to Whole Wheat Pita checkout Roomali Roti, Matar Ka Parantha, Sweet Roti, Thepla . You can also find more Breads recipes like Vegetable Thepla Litti Jammu Ka Aloo Anardana Parantha Bajra aur Kaddu ka Parantha

Whole Wheat Pita

Whole Wheat Pita Recipe Card


Middle Eastern cuisine comprises of food eaten by the people of the various countries of the Middle East. The cuisine of the region is diverse while having a degree of homogeneity.  Some commonly used ingredients include olives and olive oil, pitas, honey, sesame seeds, dates, sumac, chickpeas, mint and parsley.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Whole Wheat Pita Recipe

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 1½ cups + for dusting

  • Fresh yeast 1 teaspoon

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) a pinch

  • Salt ½ teaspoon

  • Olive oil 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Take yeast in a bowl. Add castor sugar and 2 tablespoons warm water, mix and set aside to activate.

Step 2

Take flour and salt in another bowl. Make a well in the centre, add activated yeast and mix. Add some water, mix and knead. Add olive oil and knead into soft dough. Cover with damp muslin cloth and set aside to prove for 20-25 minutes.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 180° C. Dust a baking tray with some flour.

Step 4

Dust the worktop with some flour, transfer the dough and knock back to release excess air. Divide the dough into equal large portions.

Step 5

Again dust the worktop with some flour, roll out each portion into ½ cm thick sheet and cut into roundels with a medium sized cookie cutter.

Step 6

Place the roundels on the baking tray, cover with a damp muslin cloth and set aside to prove for 10 minutes.

Step 7

Place the baking tray in the preheated oven and bake for 5-6 minutes.

Step 8


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