Easy Flat Bread

A nice hot piece of flat bread is the perfect partner to any meal. We love to slather it in butter and eat it like a giant bread cookie, cut it up into triangles for to scoop out a delicious dip, or to use it as a sponge that sops up a bowl of soup. Sometimes – when we’re feeling adventurous – we like to whip up a bowl of chicken curry and add this as a tasty side. Either way, not having to add yeast and wait for the dough to rise turns homemade bread into an easy endeavor, from hours of toil to a few minutes of work. This is a bread that goes well with just about everything, and when it’s this easy to make, it’s hard to not make it every day!

2 cups all-purpose flour, and more for sprinkling (optional substitute: wheat flour)
2 teaspoons olive oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
1/2 cup milk, or as needed
1 tablespoon oil, for frying
2 tablespoons melted butter


Mix together flour, olive oil, salt and parsley.
Add milk 1 tablespoon at a time into dough and kneed until smooth.
Allow dough to rest for 15 minutes.
Separate dough into 6 pieces and roll each into a ball. Sprinkle flour onto each dough ball, and roll out into 1/8-inch thick circles.
Heat oil in a pan over medium heat and add flat bread rounds. Cook for 1 minute on each side until brown spots appear, and cook for another minute on opposite side.
Serve warm. Optional: brush melted butter on each piece.

Recipe adapted from Veg Recipes of India