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Sabaayad (Flatbread)

Serves: 8


3 cups flour
1 -1 1/2 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt, to taste
2 tablespoons oil


1.* Combine the flour, oil and salt in deep bowl; add the water gently using your fingers Knead the dough until it turns very smooth for 5 to 10 minutes.

2. * Brush with oil, cover and set aside for half an hour.

3. * Divide the dough into 8 large balls. On a lightly floured surface, roll each piece into a rough circle about 8 inches in diameter.

4. * Brush oil on one side of the sabaayad and spread evenly fold to edges in to meet center fold, fold the other edges in, you should now have a square fold, set a side. Finish until you have applied the same method to all the pieces.

5. * Again on a floured surface roll each piece out into a circle and place it on a hot griddle over medium heat.

6. * Fry the sabaayad one at a time with little oil, turning them once each side is golden brown.

7. * The sabaayad will puff slightly and become crisp and brown. Drain the sabaayad on paper towels and serve warm.

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