Whole Wheat Pita Bread
from Sensible Cooking (click here) *
3-4 cups freshly milled white wheat flour**
1 Tbls SAF yeast
1 1/4 cup water
1/2 tsp sea salt
Place warm water, 2 cups whole wheat flour, SAF yeast and sea salt in Bosch Universal Plus mixer with the dough hook. Start on speed 1. Mix 30 seconds. Add additional whole wheat flour 1 cup at a time until dough makes a sticky ball. Let knead 3 to 4 minutes.
Using oiled hands remove dough from Bosch bowl. Divide dough into balls approximately the size of tennis balls. Using a floured surface roll balls into 5"-6" circles about 1/8" thick. Pick up circle and flip over onto a clean dry towel. Repeat with remaining balls. Place a dry towel over them and let rest for 20-40 minutes.
Preheat oven to 500 degrees. When ready to bake, pick up pitas and flip over again onto a stainless steel cooling rack . Place cooling rack in oven and bake for 4-5 minutes. They will puff up. Remove from oven and let cool before filling with your favorite food: chicken salad, tuna salad,...stay tuned for wonderful fillings for your whole wheat pita bread.