Homemade Matzah Recipe – If you like Pita bread, then you should try Matzah. Matzah (or Matzo, Matza) is a flatbread with a plain flavor that usually eaten with other main courses such as chicken soup. It mostly uses a flour that is specified by Passover law like rye, barley, and wheat. There is also one that made from fruit juice like apple or grape. This kind of Matzah is usually for kids or people that have a digesting problem
If you want to try to make your own Matzah, you can consider the following matzah recipe by Gabi Moskowitz from BimBam.
This Matzah recipe is easy to follow. Just pay attention to the following ingredients and instructions.
- All-purpose flour 4 1/2 cups (sifted).
- Warm water 3/4 cup.
- Olive oil 2 tbsp.
- Salt 1 Tsp.
- Sea Salt, Flaky.
- Put flour, olive oil, salt into the bowl.
- Mix until it formed doughs.
- Sprinkle some flour to a wooden plate that you will use to roll over the dough.
- Pad the dough with the sprinkled flour on a wooden plate.
- After the dough padded well (not sticky) cut it to 8 pieces.
- Take 1 piece of the dough and roll it over with a rolling pin until it wide flat.
- Use a fork to make a hole to the flatten matzah dough. This will keep matzah from rising too much.
- Sprinkle some flaky sea salts on the top of the matzah dough.
- Put in the dough in a preheated oven (500 degrees) for 2 minutes.
- After 2 minutes, flip matzah and close the oven again for another 2 minutes.
- Take out the matzah from the oven.
- Matzah is ready to serve.
It’s recommended to preheat the oven first for a more accurate recipe. You can season the matzah to your liking, like pizza toppings (with tomato paste and cheese on top) or chocolate. After rolling over the matzah to flat, cover it with either olive oil or water for softer texture.