Vetri Cooking Lab

Homemade Pita

No pita? No problem! Make your own using this recipe.


  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 teaspoons yeast
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup white flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil


  1. Combine water, yeast, and honey in a liquid measuring cup.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flours, salt, and olive oil.
  3. Add the water mixture to the dry ingredients, mixing to combine. 
  4. Knead the mixture in the bowl for 2 to 3 minutes or until the dough can be formed into a ball.
  5. Cover with a dish towel and let sit to rise for 45 minutes. 
  6. Portion dough into 8 pieces. Using a rolling pin or your hands, spread the dough out to the thickness desired.
  7. Turn griddle to high and cook pitas until toasted and cooked through – about 3 to 5 minutes per side.  
  8. Enjoy breaking bread with your classmates!


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