Sunday, August 19, 2012

Olive-Zatar Focaccia

Wheat Flour: 4cups
Yeast: 2tsp
Sugar: 1 ½ tsp
Salt: needed
Olive oil: 2tbsp
Warm water: 1 ¼ cups (or as needed)
For Topping
Black Olives: needed
Zatar: 4-5tbsp (you can add more if needed)
Olive Oil: 3-4 tbsp
Egg white/milk: for brushing

Method Of Preparation
In a bowl add sugar, yeast and ¼ cup luke warm water. Wait for 5-8 minutes till it gets fermented.
In another bowl take wheat flour and salt.
Then add the fermented yeast, olive oil and warm water and knead to form soft dough (the dough should not be too sticky or too hard, consistency is somewhat sticky dough)
Wait for 45 minutes-1 hour or till the dough double its size.
Take the dough and roll on a floured or oily surface.
Roll flat to a 1 ½ ” thick dough. Brush the top with egg white.
Mix olive oil and zatar together and brush on top of the dough well. Press with fingers on top or prick with a fork. Spread the chopped olives on top of the dough.
Cover with a damp cloth and wait for another 15-20 minutes.
Meanwhile preheat the oven.
Bake at 1800C to about 45-50 minutes or till done.
Cool on a wire rack
Slice and serve.

Note: While you use wheat flour, knead the dough with warm water so as to get good outcome.


farah saleem said...

eid mubarak faseela!! foccasia bread looks amazing!

Shobha said...

Eid Mubarak Faseela..
the zatar foccasia looks delicious.

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cookbookjaleela said...

Eid Mubarak Faseela

simran said...

eid mbarak faseela......welcome back dear....the focaccia looks really good.

Rosh said...

Eid Mubarak! Great recipe :-)

Gloria Baker said...

Welcome again dear Faseela; this look awesome!
I missed you:)

Unknown said...

Eid mubarak faseela. Focassia looks delicious.

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Asiya @ Chocolate and Chillies said...

Eid Mubarak Faseela! Great to see you back to blogging. The foccacia looks great too!

Shri said...

Faseela, just to wish you Eid Mubarak.
Best wishes and regards, Shri

Easy Cookin said...

Eid Mubarak to you and everyone at home !!! The bread looks yummy.

Kitchen Simmer said...

Welcome back Faseela. Lovely bread recipe. :)

Shabbu said...

Eid Mubarak...lovely recipe..
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Kaveri Venkatesh said...

Hi Faseela,
Eid Mubarak to you and your family...hope you are doing good...
Glad to see a post from you after a long break...
Focassia looks good

R.Punitha said...

Hi Fasee,
Eid Mubarak to you and your family...
Hope you are doing good...
Glad to see a post from you after a long break...
Focassia looks AAwesome !!!
Keep on Dear..