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Lavash (flat bread)

Course Bread
Cuisine Armenia
Servings 4
Author International Cuisine


  • 2/3 cup lukewarm water
  • 1 ½ teaspoons honey
  • ¼ teaspoon active dry yeast
  • 2 cups flour sifted
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Olive oil


  • In a cup, mix the water, honey and yeast, let rest for 10 minutes
  • Transfer to a bowl so you can use your mixer. Add in ¾ of the four and mix on low for 1 minute
  • Add the rest of the flour and the salt, swith to a dough hook and knead for 5 minutes. If you don’t have a stand mixer you can do it by hand.
  • Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and let rise In a warm place until double in size, about 3 hours.
  • Punch down and let it rest for another 10 minutes.
  • Flour a work surface and divide the dough into four equl piece and roll each one into 10”x12” ovals using a rolling pin. Turn your dough ¼ turn after each roll.
  • Turn a wok, upside down on a gas burner and heat on high for a few minutes.
  • Rub the wok with a paper towel soaked in olive oil and place the lavash on the wok
  • Flip several times, every 35 to 40 seconds until nice brown spots start to appear.
  • Remove from the heat and serve immediately.
  • If you have to wait, cover them with a towel and spray with a bit of water before reheating.