Flatbreads with garlic butter
Rustle up some homemade flatbreads to enjoy with your favourite recipes. They're the ideal partner for koftas, grilled meats and salads
- Serves: 8 persons
- 400g Greek yogurt
- 400g self-raising flour, plus extra for dusting
- 2tsp baking powder
- 2-3 tbsp olive oil
- 75g salted butter
- 2large garlic cloves, crushed
Step 1Put all the ingredients for the flatbreads, except the oil, in a mixing bowl with a good pinch of salt and a few cracks of black pepper. Using a fork and a drizzle of olive oil, bring everything together to form a dough, adding more olive oil (up to 3 tbsp) if needed, until you have a soft dough.
Step 2Tip the dough onto a lightly floured work surface and knead gently for 1 min until smooth. Divide the dough into 8 equal portions – you can weigh the mixture to be more precise. Dust the work surface with a little extra flour, then roll each portion into a circle 5mm thick. This will ensure you get a nice pillowy flatbread – if rolled too thinly they will be crisper and less light, although still delicious.
Step 3Put a heavy-based frying pan over a medium heat. Once hot, add the first flatbread and cook for 2 mins on each side. Don’t be tempted to flatten the bread against the pan – allow it to rise naturally and brown in spots on both sides. Transfer to a plate and fry the remaining flatbreads in the same way.
Step 4To make the garlic butter, put the butter and crushed garlic in a small saucepan over a low heat until the butter melts. Brush the butter over the warm flatbreads to serve.