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Unique Armenian bread is loved in all corners of the planet. A snack of lavash - leads many to an unprecedented delight. After all, you can cook it with any filling and please even the most fastidious gourmet. For many, such a dish is not only an exciting activity, but also a broad field for creativity. In addition, it is considered a wonderful meal for breakfast, a festive dinner or dinner with friends. The appetizer helps, when on a threshold there are unexpected visitors. It is convenient to take it with you on the road or give your husband a job. What is special about this oriental dish and how to prepare it correctly? This will help to sort out the popular recipes with a photo of the famous snack from pita bread and a detailed description of the way of cooking.
Quite often Armenian lavash is compared with the ancient manuscript for its external characteristics. However, the value of the product lies in its elasticity and strength.
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In search of the original recipe
Caucasian lavash has long ceased to be just bread to the main dish. It is widely used for cooking all sorts of culinary masterpieces. Especially appreciated snacks from pita bread stuffed, which are prepared at any time of the year, in a variety of circumstances. Often for such a meal, except for lavash, use the following popular products:
- crab sticks;
- various meat;
- sea fish;
Experienced cooks combine different ingredients for the filling to get an excellent snack from pita bread. Consider some popular recipes for cooking such a dish.
Harmony of taste - pita bread and crab sticks
There are many step-by-step recipes with a photo of how to make a lavash snack using crab sticks. Let's consider some of them.
Option number 1
Set of products:
- several sheets of pita bread;
- 400 g of cooled crab sticks;
- 5 small eggs;
- 150 g of hard cheese;
- canned sweet corn;
- feathers of green onions;
- fresh dill branches;
Such a snack of lavash with crab sticks begins to prepare with the preparation of the filling.
First of all, defrost the crab sticks in warm water and finely shred. Boil hard-boiled eggs, chill, and then cut into small pieces.
The onions and dill feathers are thoroughly washed under a stream of water and spread on the table to dry. After a few minutes, the greens are ground and mixed with boiled eggs and chopsticks.
Hard cheese is rubbed with a common grater or finely cut with strips. Then add it to the previously crushed products and gently mix.
Open the jar with corn, drain the juice and throw to the rest of the ingredients. Season mayonnaise.
A lavash leaf is placed on the food film. Spread on it stuffing, evenly distributed throughout the sheet. The thickness of the base layer is not more, see. The second sheet is covered with a crab mixture and tightly twisted together with a food film. Snack of lavash is sent to the refrigerator for several hours.
When filing on the table, the film is removed, and the cutlet is cut into pieces.
Option number 2
List of required ingredients:
- a few layers of pita bread;
- crab sticks (chilled or frozen);
- hard cheese;
- parsley, onion and dill;
The secret of the preparation of the filling.
The greens are put in a small bowl, filled with cold water and left for 5 minutes. When the mud sinks to the bottom, it is washed with running water, dried and finely chopped. Several cloves of garlic are squeezed through the garlic into the chopped greens. Stir thoroughly.
Hard cheese tinder or cut into small pieces. Mix with greens and pour mayonnaise.
Eggs are cooked for about 15 minutes, so that the yolks are hard. Cool in cold water. They take off the shell and cut it finely. After that, add mayonnaise and gently mix.
To eggs do not break during cooking, it is desirable to pour some water. And if suddenly it breaks, the protein remains under the shell.
Crab sticks are heated to room temperature, and then the wrapper is removed.Finely chop the same pieces. Add mayonnaise and mix well.
In this way, 3 types of filling are prepared. Then wrap it in pita bread in the following order:
- The first lavash is spread on a food film, put on it a thin layer of mayonnaise. The filling of garlic, greens and cheese is evenly distributed throughout the sheet. Then carefully wrap it in a roll.
- The second sheet of lavash is greased with mayonnaise and put on it a prepared stuffing from eggs. Evenly stretch it across the entire plane.
- The third layer of lavash is covered with mayonnaise and filled with crab sticks. Layer try to do as much as possible smooth.
- On the second lavash with eggs put the first roll with greens and tightly fold. The result is a new round.
- Rolled lavash with two fillings is put on the third sheet, where the crab sticks already lie and are again wrapped in a tube.
To lavash has not disintegrated, it should be wrapped with a food film. After that, the dish is put in a cold place for 3 hours. Before serving, cut into small portions.
Cold appetizer with cottage cheese
- 500 g of cottage cheese;
- Bulgarian pepper (3 pieces);
- sour cream (100 grams);
- garlic (2 cloves);
- black pepper;
- lavash (2 leaves).
To improve the quality of the filling, curd is passed through a sieve or kneaded with a fork. Then throw into it finely chopped dill. Stirred. Squeeze out the garlic, salt, add pepper and sour cream. Mix again.
Bulgarian peppers are washed and wiped with a napkin. Cut into small cubes.
Pour the curd filling on the pita bread sheet. Distribute it over the entire area of the formation. On top put pieces of Bulgarian pepper, wrap the edges of the pita bread and tightly roll into a tube. The finished product is wrapped in film or foil and sent to the cold. Before serving, cut into small portions.
To ensure that the appetizer is well soaked, it is kept in the cold for at least 12 hours. If you cook it in the evening, then in the morning it will be ready for use.
Italian snack with bread
When the hostess prepares a festive table, snacks in pita bread and bread - this is the first thing you can surprise guests. One of these sandwiches migrated from Italy. It's called bruschetta. The main principle of cooking is drying the bread in a frying pan without fat and adding various fillings. The simplest version of the bruschetta is to dry the dried bread with garlic and pour it with olive oil.
The sandwich is also prepared with tomatoes, mazarella and basil. To do this, the tomato is cleaned from the crust, remove the seeds and cut into small cubes. In the same way, they cut mazarella. A portioned piece of bread is dried in a frying pan, rubbed with garlic (when it is still hot) and sprinkled with olive oil. On top lay pieces of mazarella, tomato and finely chopped basil.
Hot snacks for good friends
When people invite their friends, they want to cook such a delicacy, which would not stop the appetite, but would create a good mood. Hot appetizer from pita bread looks on the table appetizingly and attractively, and it can be prepared from a wide variety of products.
Amazing treat with mushrooms
Choosing a filling for lavash, many culinary specialists prefer mushrooms. They differ unusual taste and aroma, and in combination with hard cheese - just a delight.
For the dish you will need such a set of products:
- sheets of Armenian lavash;
- mushrooms of any kind;
- hard cheese;
- oil for frying;
Fresh mushrooms are thoroughly washed under running water, slightly dried and cut into halves.
Put the mushrooms on a hot frying pan and simmer until the juice evaporates. While they are cooking, prepare the rest of the ingredients.
The hard cheese is rubbed on a fine grater so that it can be covered with a sheet base.
The washed greens are slightly dried, and then finely chopped.
Lavashny sheet spread with a thin layer of mayonnaise and sprinkled with greens on top. Cover it with the next layer, which is also covered with mayonnaise.
Next, this sheet is covered with grated cheese and covered with one more layer.
Now it's time to lay out the mushrooms. They are evenly distributed over pita bread so that there are no empty seats.
The resulting "construction" is folded into a tube and taken to a cold room or refrigerator for half an hour.
Before serving, cut into small portions so that it is convenient to eat.
Pita bread with chicken and cheese
To get a crispy snack from pita bread, you can try such a simple recipe.
- chicken meat;
- processed cheese;
- sour cream or mayonnaise;
- black pepper;
Chicken meat is boiled and cut into small pieces. You can even pass through a meat grinder or blender. Add the mass of processed cheese, grated, sour cream or mayonnaise. Well, mix everything together. Salt and pepper.
On the sheet of pita bread spread the filling and cover it with the next sheet. Again, spread and cover again. Then the structure is rolled up and left in the heat for 30 minutes. During this time, the snack will soak well.
Further, the roll is cut into pieces of about 3 cm in thickness. On a heated frying pan pour vegetable fat and spread them with a cut up. After heat treatment, a hot snack in pita bread is ready. They serve the festive table in a warm state.
Fresh bread with ham in a frying pan
To prepare this dish you will need the following products:
- lavash sheets;
- cream cheese;
- greens: dill, feathers onions, parsley;
- oil for frying.
Layers of pita bread spread on the table and smooth with a hand. Cut into small rectangles or squares. Lubricate the base with cream cheese and lay on top of the stripped ham.
For snacks cheese "Yantar" is suitable, since it has a soft consistency and pleasant taste.
Prepared greens are ground and sprinkled on each slice. Then fold small rolls, spread on a pan and lightly brown.
Snack from pita bread fried in a frying pan is prepared with different fillings for every taste.
A hearty snack on a quick hand - eka
If the house is not cooked anything, but on the doorstep of the guests, many culinary people have discovered a simple dish. It can be cooked in just a few minutes. This is the famous Armenian snack from lavash - eka. The case will require such ingredients:
- Armenian lavash (several sheets);
- chicken eggs;
- hard cheese (Dutch or Russian);
A few slices of butter are put on a hot frying pan.
Before putting pita bread in boiling oil, it is moistened with cold water.
When the leaf is toasted from two sides, an egg is beaten into the center and slightly stirred with a fork. Add salt to it, grated cheese and finely chopped greens. Then the sheet is fried for about 30 seconds, folded in half and removed from the fire. Having tasted such a snack from pita bread, guests are likely to be shocked when they realize how delicious it is.