Servings for: 6-8 People Prep Time: 1 1/2 Hour
4 1/2 cups flour
1 cup warm milk
1 cup warm water
2 teaspoons active yeast , 2 salt teaspoon , 2 tsp sugar
1/2 cup oil
5 tablespoons plan yogurt
3 tablespoons softened butter
For the glaze:-
1 large egg yolk
1 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons sesame seeds to top
The egg Add the white to the dough and the yolk to the glaze.
Step 1 :-
In a large bowl whisk milk, water, olive oil, sugar, salt, instant dry yeast and egg white. Then add the flour one cup at a time and mix well until combined and the dough comes together. Cover the bowl and let it sit for 30 minutes.
Sprinkle the surface generously with flour. Transfer the dough to the surface. Shape it into a ball and make sure it’s floured on all sides. Cut the dough into 8 pieces. Place two of the dough balls on a baking sheet . Cover gently and let them rise for 20 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Meanwhile In a small bowl mix egg yolk, yogurt and water. Brush a bit of the glaze on the dough balls and with your fingers, spread them into round circles with about ½ inch thickness.
Use a roller to make the dough to a circle not too thin, then with Your fingers make diagonal indentations in two different directions to make diamonds inside the circle.
Cover with a plastic wrap and let it sit for 10 minutes. Repeat the same process with the remaining 6 dough balls.
Once the oven ready and hot, uncover the dough and make the indentations again. Top with sesame seeds and place the baking sheet on the middle rack.
Once out of the oven, cover the loaves with a damp paper towel.
Make 2 large loaves instead of 8 small ones.
It’s important to cover the pide with damp paper towel once it’s out of the oven to keep it soft.