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Barley Flatbreads Recipe


Veg HT CBF Egyptian 50mins plus proving

An Egyptian flatbread which uses both barley and whole wheat flours.


Makes 8

Prep & Cook Time:

50 mins + proving

Recipe Tags: Hot Vegetarian Rolls Flat Bread Breads Baked Fayre Dairy Free Eggless  Egypt North Africa Nth African


1 teasp Active Dry Yeast
60ml/2fl.oz. Warm Water
120ml/4fl.oz. Plain Yogurt (room temperature)
teasp Baking Soda
100g/4oz Barley Flour
150g/+5oz Whole Wheat Flour
teasp Salt



1. In a small bowl, dissolve the yeast in the warm water. Set aside.

2. Stir the yogurt until smooth, then add the baking soda and mix well. The yogurt will froth up.

3. Mix together the flours and salt in a large mixing bowl then add the yeast mixture and yogurt and stir to mix. Knead in the bowl for 10 minutes.

4. Cover the bowl with a clean tea towel or clingfilm and leave in a warm place for 1 until doubled in size.

5. Turn the dough onto a lightly floured work surface, knead for 5 minutes then divide into 8 equal portions, and roll into balls. Cover with a clean tea towel or clingfilm and leave for 20 minutes.


6. Preheat the oven to low. Heat a griddle or large frying pan until quite hot, rub with oil then place one dough ball in the pan and then press down to encourage small bubbles. Cook for 1 minutes, then turn and cook for a further minute. The edges of bread should seem moist when cooked. Keep warm in the oven covered with foil,  whilst you cook the remaining rolls. 


Serving Suggestions

Serve warm or cold as an accompaniment to main courses.



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Key techniques required to make this Recipe

To Knead - A rhythmic action in dough making whereby one end of the dough is secured by the heel of one hand and stretched away, then pulled back over the top.


Equipment required to make this Recipe


Large Mixing Bowl

Large frying pan or griddle


Make Ahead/Freezing

Can be made 24 hours ahead and reheated under a low grill or in the oven


To freeze - allow to cool  then wrap individually in clingfilm and freeze. Can be cooked from frozen or defrosted before being reheated

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