509- Khobz, Moroccan Bread / الخبز المغربي

May 31, 2017 | Breads

Prep time :

2 hours

Cook time :

20 minutes

Serves :

4 medium sized loaves of bread

Complexity :


Ingredients :

300 grams (2 1/2 cups) all-purpose white flour
350 grams (2 cups) yellow wheat flour or fine semolina
2 teaspoons dry yeast
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons white granulated sugar
250ml lukewarm water
Extra fine semolina for shaping

Directions :

1- In a large bowl, combine all the dry ingredients (white flour, yellow wheat flour, yeast, salt, and sugar) together.
2- Add a little bit of water and start mixing.

3- Knead the dough by hand (or using a stand mixer) for about 10 minutes.
4- The dough should become smooth and elastic.

5- Cover the dough with a clean towel and let it rest for around 1 hour in a warm place.

6- Divide the dough into four to six portions (depending on the desired bread size) and shape each one into a round mound.

7- Use the tips of your fingers to gently flatten the dough into circles about 6 mm (1/4 inches) thick.

8- Cover the breads with a clean towel and let the dough rise for 30 minutes.
9- Preheat your oven to 200°C (395°F). Poke the breads several times using a fork.

10- Place the breads in a greased baking pan and bake them in the oven for about 20 minutes until they have a light golden color.


 ** If you’d like to watch a Dada (traditional Moroccan cook) make this dish, check out this video: https://flavorsofmorocco.teachable.com/p/moroccan-bread
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