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.

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

This recipe makes 10 pieces.

Ingredients →

– 500 x grams 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 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 even 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 pieces.

– Add topping of your choice to tiganopsomo.

 *Recipe and image by flavoursandflair.com (Copyright)