819- Harcha / حرشة

Sep 25, 2020 | Breads

Prep time :

10 minutes

Cook time :

15 minutes

Serves :

5 people

Complexity :


Ingredients :

500 grams (2 1/2 cups) fine semolina
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon white granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
100 ml vegetable oil
350 ml water

Directions :

1- In a large bowl, combine all the dry dough ingredients: the fine semolina, salt, granulated sugar, and baking powder. Mix by hand until all ingredients are well incorporated.
2- Add the vegetable oil, and continue mixing until all ingredients are well coated and the mixture has a sandy texture.
3- Add water, little by little, while mixing. The goal is to get butter that has a texture similar to porridge.
4- Let the dough rest for 5 minutes.
5- On medium heat, warm up a nonstick pan.
6- Dust the pan with semolina and place the dough mixture, shape it into a circle with medium thickness, and dust it again with semolina.
7- Cook the first side for 7 minutes then flip the harcha and continue cooking the second side for another 7 minutes, until both sides have a beautiful golden color.
8- Serve immediately, warm, with honey, goat cheese, or any filling of your choice!

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