How to make flat cakes?

Anna Mikhailova
Anna Mikhailova
March 4, 2013
How to make flat cakes?

Uzbek tortillas are loved by all for their special aroma, unique taste and high calorie content. They also differ in the laboriousness of cooking, and not everyone knows how to make flat cakes. But for their baking will require a special oven, which is called a tandoor.

Watercake recipe

To make Uzbek bread, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 30 gr. fresh yeast
  • 1 kg of flour
  • salt
  • water

To prepare simple homemade cakes, you should take a bowl and dissolve 30 grams of fresh yeast in 2 cups of warm salt water. Then gradually you need to add to the yeast 500 grams of flour. After that, the dough should be kneaded by adding another 500 grams of flour, diluting it with water so that the dough is not very steep. After that, a bowl of dough should be covered with a towel and put to wander in a warm place. Fermentation can last several hours. And the dough will be ready when it doubles in volume and bubbles appear on it.After that, you need to put the dough on a cutting board and cut into pieces of 300 g. Each piece should be shaped into a bowl and cover with a napkin. In the middle, the flat cake thickness should be no more than 0.5 centimeters, and the edges should be 2 centimeters. In the center of the cakes, you need to make several punctures with a fork. Before you put a tortilla in a tandoor, it should be heated for 15 minutes, after which you need to put the tortillas on the rapid, lightly moisten with salt water and put in the oven. Once the products are reddened, they must be removed from the oven and cooled.

Herb Broth Recipe

To make Uzbek bread, you will need the following ingredients:

  • Herbs: quinoa, mint sprouts, shepherd's purse, horse sorrel, dandelion, spinach, purslane, green onions and garlic
  • 30 gr. fresh yeast
  • 1 kg of flour
  • salt

Before you bake a tortilla for this recipe, you will need to make herbal decoction. To make it, you need to take one part of the quinoa, mint sprouts, shepherd's purse, horse sorrel, dandelion, spinach, purslane, green onions and garlic, skip their meat grinder and pour the minced liter of warm water.After that, the infusion needs to be drained and, based on it, knead the dough, the same as in the first variant, only use the infusion instead of water. After the dough rises, it should be divided into pieces of 300 grams, roll the balls of them, cover them with a napkin and let it brew for 15 minutes. After that, the balls need to make cakes with a thickness of 1.5 cm and chop them with a fork. You need to bake them in a tandoor until they are browned. Now you know how to make cakes and treat them to your loved ones.