Manakish – Pizza from Lebanon and Middle east


It is said that this dish comes from Lebanon, but is common across the Arab world. This simple, cheap dish is often eaten as breakfast or lunch. Perfect to serve when the guests just comes for dinner or why not to picnic.

475 ml of lukewarm water
1200 ml flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
1 package dry yeast
250 ml olive oil
The topping:
10 tablespoons Zatáar (recipe)
100 ml olive oil
Working together to form a smooth dough. Let rise for about 40 minutes. Knead the dough and divide into 10 portions. Roll out the ruling circles. Mix Zatáar and oil. And distribute the pizzas. Bake at 250 C about 7-10 minutes.


4 Comments Add yours

  1. awoni3 says:

    Sounds interesting! Will give it a try, just need to find all the spices!


    1. Dinner Bank says:

      Great! 🙂 Let me know when you made them. 🙂 try the oriental/arabs shops, Im sure you will find the spices there. 🙂


  2. This looks lovely – I always struggle to make pizza so this might be a good alternative to try!


    1. Dinner Bank says:

      Thanks 🙂 Yes I love this type of pizza and its nice to do a change from the regular once. 🙂


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