Maneesh – Middle Eastern flatbread
Maneesh is a Middle Eastern flatbread perfect to eat hummus or tzatziki even lalabneh. You can eat gravies too with Maneesh! Nothing like a piece of bread to soak the gravy up!
Servings Prep Time
2circles 20minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
40minutes 60minutes
Servings Prep Time
2circles 20minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
40minutes 60minutes
Ingredients
For the za’atar topping:
Instructions
  1. Sift the flour into a large bowl.
  2. Add salt in one corner and yeast and sugar in the other.
  3. Make a well in the middle and add the oil and two-thirds of the water.
  4. Mix adding the remaining water a little at a time until you have a smooth dough.
  5. Apply some oil to the platform and knead the dough for about 10 minutes or until the dough is elastic.
  6. Gather the dough in a ball, and place it in a large oiled bowl and cover the top with cling film.
  7. Keep it in a warm place for about an hour or until the dough has doubled in size.
  8. Punch the dough, tip it out onto the worktop, and knead again for a couple of minutes. Divide the dough into two.
  9. Shape each piece into a ball, roll each ball of dough into a large round about a centimeter thick, and place each on a lightly floured baking tray.
  10. Mix all the za’atar ingredients into a paste and spread half of the mixture onto each flatbread
  11. Let the dough rest for 15–30 minutes while you preheat your oven to230°C.
  12. Bake the Maneesh for 15–20 minutes, or until golden and transfer to a wire rack to cool before eating.
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