Khobz al Tawa ~ Yemeni Bread
Khobz al tawa is a delicious bread from Yemen, it is especially popular in Aden and the southern areas. It gets the name tawa since it is cooked on a griddle or tawa. This is a layered flatbread with each layer greased with butter. Makes a wonderful bread to enjoy a creamy gravy.
- 4 cup All purpose flour / Bread flour
- 1 1/2 cups Water
- 1 tsp Salt
- 1/2 cup Butter melted
Take the flour in a wide bowl along with salt, and water. Knead a smooth dough, let it rest for 20 minutes.Make 4 balls from the dough .
Take on ball on the rolling board and roll it as thin as you can. You can also stretch it thin by tossing over the board.
Apply melted butter all over the thin rolled sheet. Fold it side by side applying butter on each side.
Once you made the square , let it rest for 5 minutes more and then roll it a little bit more.
Heat a Tawa and apply some butter over it. Transfer the rolled square over it and let it cook for 5 minutes. Flip the side and cook again.
Serve hot with any side dish or tea.