507- Plain Harcha / حرشا

May 31, 2017 | Breads

Prep time :

5 minutes

Cook time :

10 minutes

Serves :

7 individual galettes

Complexity :

Easy

Ingredients :

Harcha dough ingredients:
300 grams (1 3/4 cups) fine semolina
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon white granulated sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon dry yeast
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
400 ml water

Shaping ingredients:
Extra fine semolina
Vegetable oil

Directions :

1- In a large bowl, combine all the dough ingredients except water.
2- Mix by hand until all ingredients are well incorporated.
3- Add water, little by little, while mixing.


4- Continue mixing until all the water is completely absorbed. Let the dough rest for 10 minutes before shaping it.


5- Form small balls with the dough and roll each one of them in semolina.


6- Flatten the harcha balls. Place the opening of a cup on the harcha rounds to perfectly shape the edges into a nice circle.


7- On medium heat, warm up a heavy frying pan. Once hot, place the individual harcha galettes on the pan.


8- Cook the first side for 5 minutes then flip the harcha and continue cooking the second side for another 5 minutes, until both sides have a beautiful golden color.
9- Serve immediately, warm, with butter, honey, jam, cheese, or any filling of your choice!

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