With mild scents of olive oil and the strong aroma of toasted sesame, Lavash is a bread par excellence. Bake them fresh, allow them to cool and turn crispy, then serve with a cheesy or tangy accompaniment.

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We always gain a deep satisfaction from preparing exotic, international foods in our own kitchen, isn’t it? Here is your chance to make Lavash, the all-time Mediterranean favourite. With mild scents of olive oil and the strong aroma of toasted sesame, Lavash is a bread par excellence. Bake them fresh, allow them to cool and turn crispy, then serve with a cheesy or tangy accompaniment. The taunting aroma of freshly baked bread is sure to make one overeat!

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Lavash recipe - How to make Lavash

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     36Makes 36 lavash (36 lavash )
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3/4 cup plain flour (maida)
1/2 tsp dry yeast
a pinch of sugar
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
plain flour (maida) for rolling
1 1/2 tsp black sesame seeds (kala til)
olive oil for brushing
  1. Combine the dry yeast and sugar with ¼ cup of warm water in a bowl, mix well and cover with a lid and keep aside for 5 minutes.
  2. Combine the plain flour, dry yeast-water mixture and salt in a deep bowl, mix well and knead into a soft dough without using any water.
  3. Cover with a lid and keep aside for 15 minutes.
  4. Divide the dough into 3 equal portions.
  5. Roll a portion into a 175 mm. (7”) diameter circle using a little plain flour for rolling and brush a little olive oil over it.
  6. Sprinkle ½ tsp of black sesame seeds evenly over it and cut it into 12 equal triangles.
  7. Arrange them on a greased baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 16 to 18 minutes or till they turn golden brown in colour. Allow it to cool slightly.
  8. Repeat steps 5 to 7 to make 24 more lavash.
  9. Store in an air-tight container and use as required.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per lavash
Energy21 cal
Protein0.3 g
Carbohydrates2 g
Fiber0 g
Fat1.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium0.3 mg
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 on 09 Apr 21 04:35 AM

The taste is good. Black sesame had to be mixed with flour or atleast when it is half rolled into circle , otherwise black sesame just comes out. Also baking time of 13- 15 minutes is suggested.
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for the feedback !!! Keep reviewing recipes and articles you loved.
09 Apr 21 05:39 PM
 on 27 Apr 19 07:23 PM

So superb recpi i have a good experience in all recpi. .. thanks 🙏
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Yashwant, Glad you liked the recipe!Do try out more recipes and share your experience with us.Happy cooking!
29 Apr 19 08:42 AM
 on 14 Dec 18 07:54 PM

If we want to use instant yeast ehat would be the quantity and method please. Thank you
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Tejal, We have not tried making this recipe using instant yeast.
17 Dec 18 09:56 AM
 on 05 Dec 16 03:24 PM

Wow mam ur recipes r awesome I try them all vegetarian one thxs
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Kavita : we are delighted you loved the Lavash recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
06 Dec 16 09:22 AM
 on 24 Feb 16 02:42 PM

Loved the Lavash recipe and it went will with hummus. Thanks.
 on 04 Sep 15 02:34 PM

Just a 1 word-- wow-- relished by 1 nd ol till d last bite-- yum yum
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks. Please continue to review recipes which you have made and loved from It will help thousands of food lovers to try the recipe based on your review.
07 Sep 15 09:59 AM
 on 13 Jan 13 06:54 PM

Wonderful recipe! A hit with my kids....