Sesame Pita

Category: Bread & Falafel


Flour whole wheat
Yeast dry active
Sesame seed white
Sesame seed black (optional)
Olive oil
All-purpose flour
Warm water


  1. Combine yeast, water and stir.
  2. Add little by little wheat flour at a time, till it is smooth and silky.
  3. Cover and keep aside for some time or till it forms sponge texture.
  4. Sprinkle salt, olive oil, sesame oil drops and sesame seeds on sponge and mix.
  5. Start adding all-purpose flour and mix until the dough is stiff.
  6. Put the dough on the floured board.
  7. Slowly add some more all purpose flour and knead with hand.
  8. Dough will become smooth, elastic and a bit firm.
  9. Transfer it to a olive oil brushed bowl. Cover and let it rise.
  10. Deflate the dough and divide in two.
  11. Roll the it in cylinder shape, Cut small pieces and make balls.
  12. Flatten the ball with hand and use rolling pin to increase the diameter.
  13. Preheat the stone based oven.
  14. Bake it in till pita puffs up.


  • Finish with some white and black sesame seeds.