Turkish Flatbread Recipe

Turkish Flatbread Recipe

How To Make Turkish Flatbread Recipe

Satisfy your cravings for Middle East foods with this Turkish flatbread made with a one-bowl-no-mixer recipe and is perfect with hummus, tabouli, or wraps.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
Total: 2 hours 50 minutes



For the sponge:

  • 8tspactive dry yeast
  • 1tspwhite sugar
  • 1cupwarm water
  • 1cupall-purpose flour

For the dough:

  • 7cupsall-purpose flour
  • 2cupslukewarm water
  • 2tbsplukewarm water
  • 6tbspolive oil
  • 2tspsalt
  • 1tspbutter,or as needed


  1. Dissolve yeast and sugar in warm water. Let stand in a warm place until frothy for about 10 minutes. Stir in flour. Cover the sponge with plastic wrap and let rise for 30 minutes.

  2. Place flour in a large bowl and make a well in the centre. Pour in the sponge.

  3. Add lukewarm water, olive oil, and salt. Gradually work in the flour to make a soft and sticky dough.

  4. Knead the dough on a floured surface for 15 minutes. Grease a large bowl with butter and add the dough. Cover and let rise until doubled for about an hour.

  5. Divide the dough into quarters. Cut each quarter into 10 pieces; shape each piece into a ball. Cover balls of dough and let rest for 30 minutes.

  6. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.

  7. Shape each ball of dough into a circle by flattening the dough and stretching it. Arrange 2 inches apart on the baking sheets.

  8. Bake in the preheated oven until puffed up and golden for about 10 minutes.


  • Calories: 112.76kcal
  • Fat: 2.43g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.39g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.56g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.32g
  • Carbohydrates: 19.51g
  • Fiber: 0.89g
  • Sugar: 0.17g
  • Protein: 2.91g
  • Cholesterol: 0.25mg
  • Sodium: 108.28mg
  • Calcium: 4.66mg
  • Potassium: 34.46mg
  • Iron: 1.19mg
  • Vitamin A: 0.81µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.00mg
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