Welcome to my kitchen, where the magic of Turkish cuisine comes to life! Today, I’m excited to share with you a special recipe that has become a staple in my culinary adventures: No Yeast No Oven Easy Pita Breads. These pitas, or flat breads are incredibly soft, delightfully easy to make, and perfect for a wide range of meals—from a hearty breakfast to a sumptuous dinner.

I love making quick, no oven bread when I need it. This No Yeast No Oven Easy Pita Breads was hit at home! So soft and with the tips I give you, it is easy to puff it up like balloons🤗

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • No Yeast, No Fuss: This recipe uses baking powder, making it quick and straightforward.
  • No Oven Needed: All you need is a pan (preferably heavy bottom griddle or pan but non-stick pan is ok as well), making this recipe perfect for any kitchen setup.
  • Versatility: These pita breads can be served with dishes, used for sandwiches, or enjoyed with dips.

Ingredients For No Yeast No Oven Easy Pita Breads:

  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 cup lukewarm water
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • About 4 cups or more all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • More flour to shape the dough
  • More olive oil if preferred before serving

Preparing The Dough:

  • Add 1/2 cup plain yogurt and liquid warm water to mixing bowl.
  • Instead of yeast, simply add baking powder into the mixture. Then give it a good stir.
  • Add 3 and a half cups flour first. Then add 1 tsp salt. Stir the dough mixture with a wooden poon.
  • After you cannot stir with a wooden spoon, continue to knead with your hands. And add left over flour until it becomes soft playable dough. And then let it rest for 10 minutes.

Shaping and Cooking Breads:

  • Cut the dough into 12 pieces. Then shape the dough pieces into balls again. And roll out the pieces into 15 to 20 centimeters in diameter.
  • To cook my easy “bazlama”s, I used cast iron griddle pan. If you don’t have, you can use regular cast iron or non-stick pan as well. And make sure to cover the dough balls with damp cloth while your are baking the others.
  • There are couple of tricks to cook it well. First one is, the pan should be heated well. The heat well. The heat will be like medium high. Second, flip the breads when you see the bubbles.
  • To keep them soft, you can cover it with a damp cloth while cooking them or oil them before serving.

Tips for Perfect Pita Breads

  • Heat Matters: Ensure your pan is well-heated before starting. The right temperature is crucial for that perfect puff and soft texture.
  • Keep Covered: A damp cloth keeps the pita breads soft and warm until you’re ready to serve them.
  • Serving Suggestions: These pita breads are incredibly versatile. Enjoy them with a traditional Turkish breakfast, fill them with your favorite sandwich ingredients, or pair them with your main dishes as a delightful side.


Making these No Yeast No Oven Easy Pita Breads is not just about following a recipe; it’s about bringing a piece of Turkish culinary tradition into your home, no matter where you are in the world. They are proof that simplicity often leads to the most delicious results. So, roll up your sleeves and get ready to make some of the softest, most versatile breads you’ve ever tasted. Afiyet olsun (bon appétit)!

So here our No Yeast No Oven Easy Pita Breads. You can also freeze them to enjoy freshly whenever you want. They are very soft and puffed up well. Perfect for making sandwich or eat single in breakfast or any time in day!

Learn How To Make Turkish Tea and Turkish Breakfast: https://youtu.be/uOAXlqh4qMo
Other Breakfast Recipe Ideas:
Savory fried doughnuts: https://www.turkishfoodtravel.com/2022/06/10/turkish-savory-fried-doughnuts/
Egg Kapama (Spicy Hard Boiled Eggs) https://www.turkishfoodtravel.com/2022/06/01/turkish-hard-boiled-eggs-kapama/
Turkish Eggs “Çılbır” https://www.turkishfoodtravel.com/2021/06/08/turkish-eggs-cilbir/
Potato Filled Flatbread: https://www.turkishfoodtravel.com/2021/01/22/potato-flatbread-velibah/

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