Tamees (Saudi Bread)

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Authorbaidoone
RatingDifficultyBeginner

Tamees is an old Arabian famous bread which is baked in unique ways and results in a soft, tender flatbread. It is best eaten when it is still warm.

Yields2 Servings
Prep Time30 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time45 mins

 4 cups flour
 1 1/2 cup warm water
 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
 2 tablespoons yeast
 1 tablespoon sugar
 1/4 tsp salt
 2 tablespoons milk

1

In a bowl, put flour, sugar, yeast and salt. Mix the ingredients.

2

Add the water gradually and mix until smooth. With your hands, Knead the mixture until you get a firm dough.

3

Add the oil. knead the dough until smooth. Cover the bowl and set aside in a warm place for about one hour.

4

Divide the dough into two parts. Take part of the dough and place it on a floured worktop. With a rolling pin, spread the dough until half a centimeter thick. Repeat the process for the remaining dough.

5

Place the dough in an oven tray. With a fork, make holes in the face of the dough and cover with a towel. Repeat the process with the second dough and put it aside for 15 minutes to rest.

6

Heat the oven at 355 F (180 ° C).

7

Grease the face of the dough with milk. Put the bread in the oven until done and golden.

8

Take the bread out of the oven and serve hot directly after baking.

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Ingredients

 4 cups flour
 1 1/2 cup warm water
 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
 2 tablespoons yeast
 1 tablespoon sugar
 1/4 tsp salt
 2 tablespoons milk

Directions

1

In a bowl, put flour, sugar, yeast and salt. Mix the ingredients.

2

Add the water gradually and mix until smooth. With your hands, Knead the mixture until you get a firm dough.

3

Add the oil. knead the dough until smooth. Cover the bowl and set aside in a warm place for about one hour.

4

Divide the dough into two parts. Take part of the dough and place it on a floured worktop. With a rolling pin, spread the dough until half a centimeter thick. Repeat the process for the remaining dough.

5

Place the dough in an oven tray. With a fork, make holes in the face of the dough and cover with a towel. Repeat the process with the second dough and put it aside for 15 minutes to rest.

6

Heat the oven at 355 F (180 ° C).

7

Grease the face of the dough with milk. Put the bread in the oven until done and golden.

8

Take the bread out of the oven and serve hot directly after baking.

Tamees (Saudi Bread)

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