Learn the secret behind how pitas get their pockets, plus make delicious pitas with this easy recipe.
Mix all the ingredients in a large bowl ( no need to knead!!) until all the ingredients come together. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap. Let the mixture rise for about 1 to 2 hours until it doubles in size.
Turn the mixture out onto a floured board and divide it into 4 balls. Rolling and flattening them with your hands until they are smooth disks. Let them rest for 30 minutes so they can rise again.
Take each disk and roll it out with a rolling pin until it is about ¼ inch thick and 6 inches in diameter.
Place them on a cookie sheet and allow them to rest for 45 minutes. You may need to do two at a time if your cookie sheet is smaller.
Heat the oven to 475 F (250 C).
Bake the pitas until they puff up about 7-8 minutes. Remove from the oven and let them cool while wrapped in a clean tea towel.