Tandoori Bread ( Tandır Ekmeği )
Hello dear friends, today we will share a delicious bread recipe Turkish Tandoori Bread for you as a Turkish foods family . Bread, which is indispensable for the Turkish people , is one of the foods that people love to consume in Turkish culture. People in Turkey consume bread with almost every meal. As such, there are many types of bread in Turkish cuisine such as pita, lavash, kete, whole wheat bread and tandoori bread. Today we will talk to you about the tandoori bread.
Tandoori bread is a food that has a long history. Tandoori bread culture came to Turkish cuisine from the Egypt in ancient times. In Turkey, many people have been making tandoori bread and consuming this food instead of normal bread in eastern Anatolia and southeastern Anatolia regions. In addition, tandoori bread got its name from this bakery because people make it in a bakery called tandoor.
This bakery is a special oven. Because people try very hard to make this bakery. If you ask how, people use a special clay soil to make this bakery . They mix this soil with straw and goat hair or cotton to make a mud. They plaster this mud in the bakery below the ground and wait for it to dry.
Tandoori Bread Recipe ( Tandır Ekmeği )
- Baking Tray
- Baking paper
- Stretch film
- 5 glasses of flour
- 2,5 glasses of lukewarm milk
- 1 packet of dry yeast
- 1 spoon sugar
- 1 dessert spoon salt
- Firstly , put the flour , dry yeast , sugar and salt in a bowl and stir them well
- Add the lukewarm milk little by little in the bowl and knead the dough well
- You can use oil for kneading
- Then , cover the bowl with a stretch film for fermantation and wait it 1 hour
- Divide and roll the dough into 5 pieces
- Roll out the dough with your hands like pita and pierce the middle of the dough
- You can use some flour
- Put the 1 bread in a baking tray
- Bake it in a 250 degrees preheated oven for about 10 minutes
In addition, it is very difficult to bake the bakery and very difficult to bake bread. And not everyone can do this. Because they make a fire from wood and bushes inside the bakery and it is necessary to bake the bread into this fire by sticking it to the wall. Therefore, it should be made by someone who is resistant to fire and knows how to use fire.
While cooking, people ferment the dough and cut it into small pieces. And they open these dough a little and pierce the middle. Then they stick the dough to the wall with a pillow-like tool called kera and bake it . And they cover these breads with a cover after they are baked. You can consume this bread for a long time as it has a stale feature. That’s why people prefer to make this bread.
The recipe we will give you is a tandoori bread recipe made in a normal oven since there is no possibility to find a tandoori oven. As a Turkish foods family , we definitely recommend you to try this delicious bread recipe we prepared for you. Do not forget to write your thoughts in the comment section after you try it.
Bon Appetit !