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Malawach ( Yemenite Fried Dough)

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“.This recipe I got from a true yemenite, that her family has made this for years, this is a genuine recipe, and is very very good.”
2hrs 4mins
6 pancakes

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Procedure:.
  2. 1.Put flour and salt in food processor and add water. (Use plastic blade.).
  3. 2.Process until dough forms a ball.
  4. 3.Add more flour or water as needed. Dough should be very soft, but not sticky.
  5. 4.Transfer dough to a bowl, cover and let stand 1 hour.
  6. 5.Divide it into 2 parts.
  7. 6.Roll out 1 part and spread with half the margarine.
  8. 7.Fold in thirds, roll out and fold in thirds again. Do this 1 more time.
  9. 8.Let stand covered with a damp towel for 1 hour.
  10. 9.Do the same with rest of dough.
  11. 10.Divide dough in thirds.
  12. 11.Roll out each piece very thinly.
  13. 12.Heat skillet add 1 tsp margarine and fry bread in until golden brown. Flip over and cook second side until golden too.
  14. 13.Transfer to a warm plate while you do the rest.
  15. 14.Serve warm with hummus or a tomato sauce.

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