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Tiganopsomo is a homemade fried Greek pita bread, which only requires a few ingredients and is so simple to make. If you are after a savoury snack you can crumble Feta and oregano onto the bread, or for a sweet version drizzle some honey and cinnamon on top!  

This recipe makes 10 pieces.

  • 500 x grams plain flour
  • 1 x teaspoon salt
  • 7 x grams yeast
  • 2 x cups lukewarm water
  • olive oil for frying
  • Place flour in a large bowl.
  • Using your hands, place a hole in the middle of flour and add salt, yeast and water.
  • Knead the dough with your hands, until it becomes smooth and doesn’t stick.
  • Cover with cling wrap and allow to rest for about 35 minutes.
  • Divide dough into 10 pieces
  • Using a small rolling pin, roll each piece into a circle (pita size).
  • Heat frying pan and add olive oil to cover base.
  • Add one pita into pan and fry on medium heat till golden brown. Using two forks or tongs, turn over and fry other side.
  • Place on kitchen paper to absorb excess oil.
  • Repeat process for all pita breads. 
  • Add topping of your choice. 

Recipe & Image by IN+SIGHTS GREECE © (Copyright)


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