Monday, January 30, 2012

zaatar bread for breakfast.

zaatar bread with salad for light lunch.


Zaatar bread

This  simple beautiful and yummy bread is the everyday breakfast for many Arabs .and according to  me this is much healthier and easy to make then any other bread out there.
All the herbs are not only give this bread a great flavors but also very good for you .so other time you get in the mood of something different try my version of Zaatar bread .and you will be hooked for life time.


Spice Ingredients
1/8-cup ground sumac berries
1/2 cup dried thyme leaves
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1/4cup roasted sesames SEEDS
4tblespoon-dried marjoram
1/4 cup dried oregano leave
1-teaspoon salt.
1TSP white pepper
1tbsp cumin powder.


1cup bread flour
1/2-cup warm milk
1 tsp instant yeast
Pinch of salt
1 tsp sugar
1tbsp canola oil
or ready made Zaatar spice mix.
sliced zaatar bread and enjoy.


Spice method:

Combine everything except sesame seeds and grind it in the grinder, mix the remaining sesame seeds and add to air -tight container

Bread method.
Mix together all the ingredient of the bread until the soft dough form, and then kneads the dough for some time  
Until it becomes smooth.
Cover and allow the bread to rest in warm place until
Double in size.
Make 2 equal size balls and roll each in round pizza shape.
For the topping mix 2 tbsp spice blend with a tbsp of olive oil and spread it evenly.
Preheat the oven at the highest heat and place the pizza stone for 25 minutes or until the stone get really hot place each bread let it cook until golden and fully cooked.
If you don’t have pizza stone just use any kind baking tray place Zaatar bread and bake until fully cooked.
Serve with a cup of tea or coffee. 
zaatar bread.

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