Wednesday, July 4, 2007

manosha(arabic pizza)

Recipe by:zainab

Fresh Labneh +zaatar

Fresh Labneh+Cheddar Cheese

Qashta"fresh cream" +honey

Feta Cheese+dried mint

For manosha :
2 cups warm water
2 teaspoons dry yeast
2 cups whole wheat flour
2 1\2 cups white flour
2 teaspoons salt
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon olive oil
1)place all ingredients in the bowl of mixer ,beat 10 minutes to make a soft dough.

2)Cover and let rise for 10 minutes.

3)Divide dough into 4 pieces.

4)shape each piece into a ball,roll each ball into a 20cm round.

5)Brush the top with olive oil.

for Topping:
*Fresh Labneh +zaatar
*Fresh Labneh+Cheddar Cheese
*Qashta"fresh cream" +honey
*Feta Cheese+dried mint

I add the cheddar cheese and the honey after baking .

6)Bake at 450 for 15 minutes.

If you can not find Fresh Labneh ,you can use strained yogurt.

zaatar seasoning:dry blend of roasted sesame seeds,thyme and sumac,available in Arabic specialty shops.
My Home made zaatar mix:
1 cup dried thyme.
3 tablespoons sumac.
1 teaspoon salt.
1\4 cup roasted sesame seeds.
1\2 teaspoon Lemon salt.


zaatar seasoning

My Home made zaatar mix

Lemon salt

roasted sesame seeds

Topping:*Feta Cheese+fresh mint+cucumbers"sliced+tomatoes+seedless black olives.(my sister meedo recipe)

*shallots"green onions" ,chopped+Cream Cheese Spread.

*onion+tomatoes+salt+dried basil+dried oregano +grated parmesan cheese+mustard seeds+nutritional yeast flakes.(my sister meedo recipe)

Blend all ingredients in the blender.


Lien said...

I just ran out of my zaathar-mix, You can't get it here in stores, only through internet, but I've got all the ingredients you name, so now I can make my own mix! Thanks for sharing.

Seena said...

wow, great recipe.!thanks friends..

NeverEver said...

Love the dough recipe for this one!

My oven bakes a bit uneven, so I had to shorten the time for baking, but still it turned out really well :-) alhamdulillah

jazakillah khair for the recipes!

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