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A pile of freshly baked Arabian bread

Khubz Arabi (Arabian Bread)

Khubz Arabi is a scrumptious pillowy soft bread that puffs up to make a pocket when you bake it.

Course Bread
Cuisine Qatari
Keyword Khubz Arabi
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
rising time 1 hour 45 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 251 kcal
Author Darlene at International Cuisine

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups warm water
  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • 1 ½ teaspoons salt
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour sifted
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Instructions

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, pour in the warm water and add in the yeast, stir until the yeast is dissolved.
  2. Add in the salt.
  3. Start gradually adding in the flour and oil while kneading, you want to knead until the dough is smooth and elastic.
  4. Put the dough into a large greased bowl and turn dough to grease all sides.
  5. Cover with a dry tea towel and let rise in a warm place until doubled in size about 1 ½ hours.
  6. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  7. Punch dough gently
  8. Divide the dough into 12 equal portions and shape them into smooth balls
  9. Place on a floured work surface and dust tops lightly with flour.
  10. Cover with a dry tea towel and let rest for 15 minutes.
  11. Roll out each ball into a 6-inch diameter circle
  12. Place on greased baking sheets
  13. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the bread puffs. Do not leave unattended while baking.
  14. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Khubz Arabi (Arabian Bread)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 251 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 586mg25%
Potassium 78mg2%
Carbohydrates 48g16%
Fiber 2g8%
Protein 6g12%
Calcium 11mg1%
Iron 2.9mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.