Persian Flat Bread (Barbari)

Recipe by Eismeer
READY IN: 1hr 45mins
YIELD: 8 breads




  • add flour and corn flour into a bowl, mix with salt.
  • form a small crater and add sugar, crumble fresh yeast into crater and add about 5 tablespoons lukewarm water. Incorporate yeast, sugar and bit of the flour until a creamy paste forms. let this mixture/bowl rest in a warm place for about 25 minutes. Starter dough will have risen and is bubbly.
  • incorporate rest of water and olive oil and knead thoroughly until a soft, but firm dough has formed.
  • let rest for the minimum of 1 hour in a warm place.
  • form oval shaped breads and brush with olive oil, sprinkle with black sesame seeds and let bake on high heat for about 10 to 15 minutes in the pre-heated oven (225°C).