Flat bread or khoubiz Recipe

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  • 6 cups flour
  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • 2 cups warm water
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp oil


  1. Sift the flour into a large mixing bowl, and warm in oven on low heat.
  2. Dissolve yeast in 1/4 cup warm water, add remaining water and stir in salt and sugar.
  3. Remove about 2 cups of the flour from the bowl, set aside.
  4. Pour yeast liquid into centre and stir in some flour to make a thick liquid.
  5. Cover with a cloth and leave in warm place till frothy.
  6. Stir in the rest of the flour, adding oil gradually, then beat till smooth, either by hand for 10 min, or with electric mixer using dough hook for 5 min.
  7. Sprinkle some of the reserved flour onto a board, turn out dough and knead for 10 min, using more flour as required.
  8. Dough is ready when it's smooth, satiny with a slightly wrinkled texture.
  9. Shape dough into a ball.
  10. Oil bowl, put dough in smooth side down, then turn to coat with oil.
  11. Cover and let rise till doubled in bulk, about 1-1 1/2 hours.
  12. Preheat oven at 500 F (260 C).
  13. Punch down the dough and turn out onto lightly floured board.
  14. Knead for a min or so, then divide into 8 equal pieces, rolling each into a ball.
  15. Roll each piece into a 25 cm (10 in) round and place on a lightly floured cloth.
  16. Cover with another cloth and leave about 20 min.
  17. Heat large baking sheet or flat griddle on the lowest shelf on electric oven, in a gas oven select the section with the most even heat.
  18. Place a round on a lightly floured baking sheet with one flat edge or on a piece of plywood, spreading it evenly.
  19. Shake to ensure that it will slide off easily.
  20. Rub heated baking sheet or riddle with wad of paper towel dipped in oil then slide dough onto it.
  21. Bake in hot oven for 4-5 min till it puffs like a balloon.
  22. If you'd like it browned on top, turn quickly and leave for a min.
  23. Remove bread and wrap in cloth to keep warm and soft.
  24. Rep with rem loaves.
  25. (note) If desired, you can use an electric fry pan.
  26. Preheat it on the highest setting with lid on, vent closed.
  27. When heated, oil base quickly& slide dough onto base.
  28. Cover& cook for 3 min, turn bread, recover and cook another 2 min, about.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 992 Kcal (4153 kJ)
Calories from fat 318.49 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35.39g 54%
Sodium 3919.63mg 163%
Potassium 304.97mg 6%
Total Carbs 149.97g 50%
Sugars 0.41g 2%
Dietary Fiber 16.89g 68%
Protein 19.41g 39%
Iron 9.5mg 53%
Calcium 451.1mg 45%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 306.88 Kcal (1285 kJ)
Calories from fat 98.53 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.95g 54%
Sodium 1212.57mg 163%
Potassium 94.35mg 6%
Total Carbs 46.39g 50%
Sugars 0.13g 2%
Dietary Fiber 5.22g 68%
Protein 6g 39%
Iron 2.9mg 53%
Calcium 139.5mg 45%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 22
  • 26

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free,
  • sugar free,
  • high fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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