How to make Zatar Bread - Zatar spice gives this bread a lovely flavour.

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Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Zatar Spice

Cuisine : Middle Eastern

Course : Breads

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Zatar Bread

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.

For more recipes related to Zatar Bread checkout Bhature, Khasta Roti, Aloo Anardana Kulcha, Meethi Puri . You can also find more Breads recipes like Gobhi Parantha, Mixed Vegetable Parantha, Chocolate Chip Parantha, Gobhi Parantha.

Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Zatar Bread Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 cups + for dusting

  • Zatar Spice 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh yeast 1 teaspoon

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) a pinch

  • Salt ½ teaspoon

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons


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 and mix. Make a well in the centre, add activated yeast and mix.

Step 3

Add some water and knead into a dough. Add 1 tablespoon olive oil and knead into a soft dough. Cover with damp muslin cloth and set aside to prove for 20-25 minutes.

Step 4

Preheat oven to 180° C.

Step 5

Transfer the dough on the worktop and knock back to release excess air. Divide into equal portions and shape them into balls.

Step 6

Dust the worktop with some flour, roll out each portion into ½ cm thick discs and place on a baking tray.Place the baking tray in the preheated oven and bake for 5 minutes.

Step 7

Take zatar spice in another bowl. Add remaining olive oil and mix well.

Step 8

Remove tray from oven, apply some zatar spice mixture on top, place the tray back in the preheated oven and bake for another 5 minutes.

Step 9

Serve hot.