Make the Best Turkish Bread at home using a few easy-to-find ingredients. Cook the dough in a hot pan and watch the bread puff up! This delicious bread is a perfect side or appetizer to serve alongside kebabs, rice, fish, salad, and more.

Wow, your friends and family with this Turkish bread! It is soft, chewy, delicious, and smells fantastic while it cooks. I always make a large batch when making this bread because it is a crowd-pleaser that usually disappears fast!

Tips & tricks
  • Mix the dry ingredients together first to ensure they are well combined
  • Add part of the milk first to make sure your dough doesn’t end up too wet or too dry
  • Add more or less milk if you need to, to get the right consistency
  • If your dough is too wet, just add more flour
  • Cover with plastic film to keep the dough from drying out
  • If you wish to bake it sooner, leave covered in room temperature for 1-2 hours instead of placing it in the fridge
  • If it hasn’t risen at all overnight, let it sit in room temperature for 30-60 minutes before baking
  • If you want to make the dough the same day instead just let it rise in room temperature 1-2 hours. You can also double the amount of yeast and it will rise in 1 hour.
  • Place leftover bread in a plastic bag before cooling down completely
  • Store leftovers in a plastic bag – it’s good for 4-5 days

Prep Time: 1hr 30mins

Cook Time: 20mins

Servings: 4 people


  • 500 g flour
  • 2/3 cup warm milk
  • 2/3 cup warm water
  • 1 tblspn sugar
  • 1 tblspn active yeast
  • Pinch salt
  • 3 tblspn oil
  • Melted butter


Step 1

In a bowl add warm milk, warm water, sugar, active yeast and stir.

Step 2

Sift in flour and salt. Mix them using your hands to make a dough.

Add the oil and knead the dough for about 2-3mins.

Step 3

Cover the dough and leave to sit in a warm place until doubled in size.

Step 4

Then cut the dough into 6pcs and roll each piece into a ball.

Step 5

Roll each flat bread into a circular shape using a rolling pin and place on a preheated pan on medium high heat.

Cover the pan with a lid and cook for 2-3mins on each side.

Step 6

Let it fluffs up before flipping to the other side.

Step 7

Brush each flat bread with melted butter, then sprinkle the top with chilli flakes. Enjoy!


Yeast: Check the expiration date on the yeast. If it has expired, then the bread will not rise. Make sure you are using instant/fast-action yeast for this recipe.

Warm liquids: This recipe calls for warm milk and warm water. Make sure that the liquids are not too hot or cold, as this will affect the yeast.

Rolling: When rolling the dough, make sure it is quite thin. The dough may not puff up properly on the stove if it is too thick.

Stove: Ensure that the heat is high enough when cooking the bread. If the heat is too low, the bread will not puff up.

Nutritional Info:

Calories: 191kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 458mg | Potassium: 121mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 77IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 54mg | Iron: 2mg

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