Tiganopsomo- Fried Greek Pita Bread

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Tiganospomo is a homemade fried Greek pita bread, which can be eaten as a savoury snack, as we have made here- with crumbled Feta and oregano- or you can drizzle honey and cinnamon on top for a sweeter version.

Tiganopsomo- Fried Greek Pita Bread
Tiganopsomo- Fried Greek Pita Bread

You can add anything you like to your Tiganopsomo, and they can also be folded and turned into wraps!

This recipe makes ten pieces.

Ingredients →

- 500 x grams of plain flour

- 1 x teaspoon salt

- 7 x grams yeast

- 2 x cups lukewarm water

- olive oil for frying

Method →

- Place flour in a large bowl.

- Using your hands, place a hole in the middle of the 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 ten even pieces.

- Using a small rolling pin, roll each piece into a circle (pita size).

- Heat a frying pan and add olive oil to cover the base.

- Add one pita to the 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 the process for all pita pieces.

- Add topping of your choice to tiganopsomo.

 *Recipe and image by flavours and flair

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GCT Team

This article was researched and written by a GCT team member.