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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.