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I want to quickly share a recipe I stumbled upon last week. I found this recipe on Not Quite Nigella’s website.
I tried the original recipe last week. I was so excited! I didn’t know that making lavosh is not hard at all. It is actually very easy!
The lavosh is so crunchy! perfectly crisp. crunch crunch crunch…;)
If you want to try out the original recipe, you may refer to Not Quite Nigella’s website.
She had all the step-by-step pictures, too which is very helpful. I followed it closely when I first made it last week! I also did try both ways- baked as a whole and break into pieces after and baked as triangles. I personally love the triangles one. Because they are rolled thinly and cut to triangle pieces, they baked into perfection. Golden and crispy! Just like the store-bought lavosh! It takes longer time to roll and cut, but they bake really quickly too!
Now, I made some changes in the recipe 🙂 just trying to make it a bit healthier- less calories and fat! You may call this my way of lavosh!
Dea’s Homemade Lavosh Crackers
17 serve (@25g per serving or ~10-12 little crackers)
1.5cups plain flour
1.5cups wholemeal flour (you may alter the proportion of plain and wholemeal as you wish! the more wholemeal flour the more fibre!)
2tsp sea salt
1 cup warm water
1/4 cup olive oil
Above is the basic recipe of lavosh crackers. For sesame lavosh: add 3-4tbsps of sesame to the mixture. For herbs lavosh: add 2tbsps of any dried herbs you like such as oregano, mixed Italian herbs, garlic, parsley, chilli flakes, etc. I like the combination of oregano, chilli flakes and black pepper!
- Preheat the oven at 180C.
- Combine all dry ingredients together in a big mixing bowl.
- Mix warm water and olive oil together in a jug. Give it a quick stir and pour into the dry ingredients.
- Using a fork, mix together until it comes together as a dough. Knead it gently until it is smooth. Divide the dough into 8 little dough balls.
- Turn onto a floured benchtop. Roll the dough with a rolling pin (or use empty wine bottle!) until its thin (1-2mm!).
- Cut the thin dough into little triangle shape (I use kitchen scissor).
- Bake for 12-13mins (watch them as they brown fairly quick!).
- Keep them in an airtight container so they stay nice and crunchy:)
I really love these lavosh crackers. My fave is the herbs lavosh crackers! Oh wow.. .I can’t stop eating it.. very dangerous for me!! ;p I think I want to try making garlic and herb lavosh crackers next time. hmm. I wonder if it works too 🙂
Nutritionally speaking, a serve of lavosh (25g or 10-12 little triangles) equals to 443kJ, 7.4g fat, 1.6g saturated fat, 8.4g CHO (1/2 CHO exchange), 1.2g protein and 106mg sodium. Fibre content will vary from 1-5g fibre, depending on how much wholemeal flour you add in.
These dea-licious crackers are suitable for vegetarian, low in carbohydrate, sugar and fat. Perfect for a quick and convenient afternoon snack- or perhaps a healthy alternatives to chippies!
It is very easy and quick to make- why don’t you give it a try? 🙂
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