Pitalka

Undoubtedly, one of the most characteristic and most delicious meals of the month of Ramadan remain pitalkas. I’m showing you a simple, quick way to make them at home. You will adore them!

You need:

  • 1 kg/ 2.2 pound flour
  • 4.7 deciliters / 2 cup milk
  • 2.3 deciliters / 1 cup water from feta cheese / or buttermilk
  • 1.4 deciliters / ½ cup oil
  • 2 tablespoons of salt
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 50 grams / 1.7 oz yeast
  • Sausage, add as much as you want
  • Sesame seeds

Here’s what you do:

You start by warming milk and water from feta cheese or buttermilk. While the milk is heating slightly, add the flour in a bowl, then add salt, sugar and yeast. Add to the milk and stir in the dough. You should get a soft and light dough. Then allow the dough to rise for 30 to 40 minutes.
When the dough has finished raising, place the dough in the kitchen counter and then divide the dough into 9 medium sized balls, knead the dough pieces, before taking a rolling pin and rolling out the dough balls. They do not need to be too large, medium size is fit enough and not too thin.
Brush the bread with milk, then add sausage slices and sesame seeds, before allowing the bread to rise for another 20 minutes.
They should be baked for 20 minutes in preheated ovens at 220 ° C / 428 ° F.

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