How to Make the Best Flatbread (Lavash, Flaky Flatbread, Batter Based)

Flatbreads are extremely easy to make. All you need are a few simple ingredients like flour, water, and salt! Chef Martin makes his own version of lavash, chapati, and a batter-type flatbread that goes well with just about any filling that you can think of! These flatbreads might just be your next go-to for your homemade meals and healthier wraps that are perfect for your fitness goals for the year. Try these at home!

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1/4kg (2-½ cups) bread flour

8.5g (2 tsp) sugar

10g (3-½ tsp) dry yeast

200g (¾ cup) lukewarm water

7g (1 tsp) salt


1. In a bowl, dissolve yeast in water.

2. Combine flour, sugar, and salt. Slowly mix in the water and knead until smooth. Rest for

15 minutes. Portion into balls and rest for another 10 minutes.

3. Flatten into thin discs or ovals and cook in a pan for 1 minute on each side.

Makes 6 servings

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking/Baking Time: 1 hour



360g (3 cups) all-purpose flour

7g (1 tsp) salt

40g (2 tbsp) ghee/vegetable oil

250mL (1 cup) water

¼ cup ghee or oil for cooking


1. In a bowl, combine flour and salt. Combine melted ghee or oil with water and slowly mix

into the flour mixture.

2. Knead until smooth and rest for 15 minutes. Portion into rolls and rest covered for 15


3. Flatten into discs and put a slit on the lower half. Roll into a cone and tuck in both

edges. Rest for 10 minutes. Roll into a thin disc and cook in a pan for 1 minute on each

side with ghee.

Makes 6 servings



300g (2 cups) all purpose flour

5g (1 tsp) salt

8.5g (2 tsp) sugar

480ml (2 cups) water

20g (1 tbsp) cooking oil


1. Combine flour, salt, and sugar. Add half of the water. When flour is hydrated, add the

remaining water followed by the oil.

2. In a hot pan lightly oiled, cook at least ⅓ cup of the batter. When both sides are solid,

tap on the center and sides until it puffs up.

Makes 6 servings

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