Recipe by Iowahorse
From the Los Angeles Times, about 20 years ago. I put an hour down as prep time, but really that's not taking into account setting/rising etc. Just giving ya a heads up, but you'll see as you read the recipe, that yes, it takes longer. Support Our Grain Farmers!
- 1 1⁄4 ounces dry yeast
- 1 1⁄2 cups warm water
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 cups whole wheat flour
- toasted sesame seeds
Directions See How It's Made
- Sprinkle yeast into warm water in large bowl and stir until dissolved.
- Add salt.
- Combine all-purpose and whole wheat flours and add enough to yeast mixture to make stiff dough.
- Turn out on floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic, 8 to 10 minutes.
- Shape into ball.
- Place in greased bowl and turn to grease top. Cover and let rise until doubled in bulk, about 1-1/2 hours.
- Punch down and let rise again until doubled, about 30 minutes. Divide dough into 8 pieces and roll each out on lightly floured surface to very thin circle about 9 inches in diameter.
- Place, one at a time, on baking sheet and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
- Bake at 400F 5 to 6 minutes, or until bread appears dry, lightly browned and blistered.
- Run palest side under hot broiler until lightly browned. Cool and.
- store in dry place.