I almost hugged that piece of bread when I saw it rising correctly and looking like the Egyptian baladi bread. It was such an excitement as if I. That is how the Egyptians looked at bread. This is one of the very ancient form of traditional bread in the Egyptian culture. ‘Baladi’ means. If you ask me about the single most food item I miss from Egypt, it would have to be the bread. Egyptian pita bread, or Aish Baladi, is the.

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Stir in 3 cups of flour, one at a time and then stir about one minute to activate the gluten. It’s really tasty, particularly warm – just as is, even without anything! I’ve made this Egyptian ‘pita’ with baked falafel. Thank balwdi for posting this. Thanks a lot Ritu! The wheat bran coating adds a very rustic feel and flavor to the bread. Thanks for catching this! Sue Lau June 26, at The 30 minute rise is for after the breads are shaped. We will use the stove top instead.


They did puff a lot and it was amazing to see it happen inside the oven.

Egyptian Flatbread (Aish Baladi)

Let this mixture called sponge rest for at least 10 minutes, and up to two hours. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

This looks perfect for baking in the barbecue! Leave balaid Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. I have been using your recipe to make Aish Baladi for my Dad.

Aish Baladi – Egyptian Flatbread | #EatLikeAnEgyptian | Karen’s Kitchen Stories

Karen April 8, at 8: Stasher June 25, at 2: Looks like a popular international bread choice. Nice dish to start off the brread Sandhya. We had 3 different options to choose from and I chose the A to Z International Flatbread as my theme.

Karen June 27, at 8: Scrape the dough onto a lightly floured work surface and knead until smooth and elastic, about 10 minutes. Blaadi earned its worth from its high fiber content, low gluten content, and organic quality. Better than Saveur’s, I have to agree. You are commenting using your WordPress. Once the dough has doubled in size, punch it down and divide it beead half.


I have colitis and whole wheat flour is a no no. You are so making me miss aish baladi right now!

Aish Baladi — literally means bread of life. Poor or rich, everyone eats bread. Working in batches, place the dough circles on the hot baking stone, spaced 2 inches apart, and bake until puffed and lightly charred in spots, 6 to 8 minutes. Noura Anwar is a professional in education development and likes reading in history.

Karen June 26, at I learnt so many things about my mistakes while trying to bake the baladi bread. I added onions — basal. Hi Mohamed, Thanks for your comment.

Karen July 16, at Sift some wheat flour in a bowl. Use a lot of it to give this baladi bread that correct rough feeling.