How to make Bazlama - Turkish style flat bread made with leavened dough.

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Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Fresh yeast (ताज़ी यीस्ट/ ख़मीर )

Cuisine : Turkish

Course : Breads

Bazlama Recipe Card


Turkish cuisine is largely based on Ottoman cuisine, which in turn borrowed many elements from Greek, Central Asian, Caucasian, Sephardi Jewish cuisine, Middle Eastern and Balkan cuisines. Turkish cuisine in turn influenced these as well as other cuisines of  neighbouring countries, including those of Central and Western Europe.

For more recipes related to Bazlama checkout Bhature, Khasta Roti, Aloo Anardana Kulcha, Meethi Puri . You can also find more Breads recipes like Matar Paneer Kulcha, Aloo Wali Puri, Tandulachi Bhakri, Rainbow Sandwich.

Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Bazlama Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 2 cups

  • Fresh yeast 15 grams

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Salt ½ tablespoon

  • Yogurt ¼ cup


Step 1

Put yeast in a bowl. Add sugar and some warm water and set aside to activate.

Step 2

Put flour in another bowl. Add salt and mix. Add activated yeast, yogurt and three-fourth cup water, mix and knead into soft dough. Cover with a damp muslin cloth and set aside for thirty minutes to prove.

Step 3

Divide the dough into four equal large portions and shape them into balls. Flatten into discs, cover with a damp muslin cloth and set aside for fifteen minutes to prove.

Step 4

Heat a non-stick pan. Place the prepared discs, one after the other, and roast till golden specks appear on both sides.

Step 5