Manaeesh zaatar-flatbread

Manaeesh zaatar-flatbread

I had the pleasure of chatting and cooking with Nadeen Kharputy, as she shared her Mom’s recipe for Manaeesh zaatar.

 

“asking a loved one if they’ve eaten is the ultimate Arab auntie way of showing care and affection”

 

”Manaeesh

June 23, 2022
: ”4″
: ”Easy”

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Ingredients
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Directions
  • Step 1
  • Step 2 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Step 3 1 and 1/2 cups flour
  • Step 4 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • Step 5 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Step 6 ” ]Mix sponge ingredients:
  • Step 7 1/2 tablespoon instant yeast
  • Step 8 1 cup flour
  • Step 9 1 cup warm water
  • Step 10 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • Step 11 1 tablespoon milk or milk powder [I usually skip this to make vegan]
  • Step 12 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Step 13 Wait for bubbles to form on the surface of the sponge mix. While waiting, combine the following:
  • Step 14 1 and 1/2 cups flour
  • Step 15 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • Step 16 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Step 17 After the sponge begins to bubble, mix the second group of ingredients into the first group.
  • Step 18 Cover combined mixture and wait for it to double in size – but a minimum of 30 mins should be fine.
  • Step 19 Meanwhile, Preheat oven to 375.
  • Step 20 Divide the dough into round balls of desired size and roll them flat.
  • Step 21 Coat the surface with a mixture of za’atar and olive oil.
  • Step 22 Bake at 375 for 12 or so minutes, until the dough begins to rise and large mounds form on surface