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- n. Any of various breads made from usually unleavened dough and baked in flat, often round loaves.
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- n. crispbread
- n. any of various kinds of unleavened bread
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- n. any of various breads made from usually unleavened dough
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A more complicated version of the flatbread is the parotha or paratha, in which the dough is rolled into layers, separated by strokes of oil, resulting in a flaky puffy bread.
Serve with flatbread or basmati rice (I always do rice, flatbread is mroe traditional but much mroe work) and some hot, sour and sweet chutneys.
(While one flatbread is cooking, roll out the next.)
As each flatbread is done, put it on plate and cover with a dish towel.
I think it would have been enhanced with some sort of yogurty dip or dressing, which would have made it great for wrapping in flatbread as well.
I have made bread with rye flour a number of times, but never tried it in flatbread.
The flatbread is my favorite, but it has quite a bit more fat than the pita, so I try to use the flatbread a bit more sparingly.
The flatbread was a good effort, and Vala complimented the men.
Only issue was that the flatbread was a bit lacking in taste ...
But we found that using a whole-grain, non-Indian kind of flatbread called Flatout greatly reduced the calories and sodium.