How to make pies and pies from pita bread: 5 delicious recipes for the whole family

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How to make pies and pies from pita bread: 5 delicious recipes for the whole family
How to make pies and pies from pita bread: 5 delicious recipes for the whole family

Lavash is so versatile that you can cook almost any dish with it: from classic appetizers, shawarma and salads to pies and pies. After all, as they say, all ingenious is simple!

1. Chicken pie

Chicken lavash pie. \ Photo:
Chicken lavash pie. \ Photo:

The advantage of such a cake is that it is not difficult to prepare it, and, accordingly, even a beginner can handle it. Delicate, light and airy, it literally melts in your mouth, leaving behind a pleasant aftertaste of cheese and meat filling with vegetables.


• Thin lavash - 2 pcs;

• Chicken fillet - 0.5 kg;

• White onion - 1 piece;

• Garlic - 3 cloves;

• Fresh tomatoes - 2 pcs;

• Hard cheese - 200 g;

• Sunflower oil - 4 tsp;

• Salt and ground pepper - to taste;

• Eggs - 1 piece;

• Kefir - 0.5 cups;

• Parsley - 6-8 branches.

Lavash meat pie. \ Photo:
Lavash meat pie. \ Photo:

Cooking method:

• Wash, peel and dry fillets;

• Then cut into small strips or cubes;

• Finely chop the onion;

• Pass the garlic through a press;

• Fry all ingredients in vegetable oil for about 10-12 minutes;

• Then add finely chopped (peeled) tomatoes;

• Season with salt and pepper;

• Stir;

• Cook for 5-6 minutes;

• Remove from heat and cool;

• Finely chop the parsley and mix with the meat filling;

• Stir well;

• In a bowl, mix eggs with kefir and a pinch of salt;

• To stir thoroughly;

• Grease a baking dish with oil;

• Put one lavash on the bottom, layering it so that there is a free edge, which could be used to cover the filling;

• Grease the pita bread laid out in a baking dish with a kefir mixture;

• Lay out a fairly thick layer of filling on top;

• Sprinkle generously with hard cheese;

• Cover with the free edge of the lavash, also layering it;

• Lubricate with a mixture of kefir;

• Lay out the second pita bread in layers, leaving a free edge;

• Also soak with kefir mixture;

• Lay out the remaining filling;

• Smooth and sprinkle with grated cheese;

• Cover with pita bread, seasoning the edge;

• Grease with the remaining kefir mass and sprinkle with cheese;

• Decorate with tomato slices;

• Send to an oven preheated to 180 degrees for 25-30 minutes;

• Before serving, cut into portions.

2. Apple pies

Apple pies made from lavash. \ Photo:
Apple pies made from lavash. \ Photo:

Love apple pie and pies, but don't want to mess around with the dough, wasting precious time? Then this simplest recipe will help you. All you need is to prepare the filling, and then wrap it in thin sheets of pita bread.


• Thin lavash - 1 piece;

• Green apples - 4 pcs;

• Butter - 4 tsp;

• Sugar - 6 tsp;

• Sunflower oil - 4-8 tsp;

• Powdered sugar - for dusting.

Lavash pies with apple filling. \ Photo:
Lavash pies with apple filling. \ Photo:

Cooking method:

• Roll out lavash on the table;

• And cut into uniform strips;

• Wash the apples;

• Dry and grate on the coarsest grater;

• In a frying pan, melt the sugar with butter and fry the apples in it for about 3-4 minutes, stirring constantly;

• Cool the resulting filling, and then put it in portions on one side of the pita bread, retreating from the edge 1-1, 5 cm;

• Form triangles;

• Fry in sunflower oil until golden brown on all sides;

• Sprinkle with icing sugar before serving.

3. "Fake" fish pie

Fish in pita bread. \ Photo:
Fish in pita bread. \ Photo:

This dish can be called “fake” fish pie or fish in dough, whichever you prefer. But in fact, this is a great hot appetizer: fish in pita bread, which turns out to be so delicious that you can't pull it by the ears, give it a supplement!


• Thin lavash - 1 piece;

• Fish fillet - 0.5 kg;

• White onions - 2 pieces;

• Fresh tomatoes - 2 pcs;

• Salt and a mixture of ground peppers - to taste;

• Dried herbs - to taste;

• Sour cream - 1 glass;

• Sunflower oil - 6 tsp;

• Lemon juice - 2 tsp;

• Mustard - 2 tsp;

• Sesame - for sprinkling.

Fake fish pies.\ Photo:
Fake fish pies.\ Photo:

Cooking method:

• Wash the fish fillets;

• Remove bones if necessary;

• Cut the pulp into medium-sized pieces;

• Season with pepper, salt and dried herbs;

• Cut the onion into half rings;

• Cut the tomatoes into half rings of medium thickness;

• In a bowl, combine pepper, mustard, sour cream, lemon juice and butter;

• Lavash is allowed into uniform and wide strips;

• Grease each strip of pita bread with sauce, put on a piece of fish fillet, slices of onion and tomatoes, grease with sauce again;

• Form envelopes;

• Place in a greased baking dish;

• Sprinkle with sesame seeds;

• Send to an oven preheated to 180 degrees for 30-35 minutes.

4. Cherry strudel with nuts

Cherry pita strudel. \ Photo:
Cherry pita strudel. \ Photo:

Now you don't have to mess with the dough to make a strudel. It is enough to buy pita bread and make a delicious pie with cherry and nut filling.


• Long thin lavash - 1 piece;

• Pitted frozen cherries - 0.5 kg;

• Starch - 1 tbsp;

• Sugar - 1 glass;

• Walnut kernels - 1 glass;

• Eggs - 1 piece;

• Natural yogurt - 2 tsp;

• Sunflower oil.

Cherry lavash pie. \ Photo:
Cherry lavash pie. \ Photo:

Cooking method:

• Defrost cherries;

• Mix starch with cherry juice (about 3-4 tablespoons of juice);

• Transfer the cherries with the juice to a saucepan;

• Add sugar;

• Cook until sugar dissolves;

• Then add starch;

• Cook until light desolation;

• Grind the kernels of nuts to a state of medium crumb;

• In a bowl, beat eggs with yogurt and butter;

• Cut the lavash crosswise into two equal parts;

• Lay out the filling stepping back from the edge 2-3 centimeters (about 3-4 cm should be left on the sides);

• Top the cherries with nuts;

• Fold over the side edges over the filling;

• Form a roll;

• Grease the second strip of pita bread with egg mass;

• And lay the roll on top;

• Wrap it with pita bread according to the roll-up principle;

• Grease a baking dish with oil;

• Lay out the roll;

• Grease with egg mixture;

• Send to an oven preheated to 180 degrees for 15 minutes or until a golden crust appears;

• Before serving, cut into portions and sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired.

5. Cabbage pie

Cabbage lavash pie. \ Photo:
Cabbage lavash pie. \ Photo:

Cabbage pie is a classic, familiar from childhood. But when there is absolutely no time to fiddle with the dough, you can resort to little tricks and use pita bread.


• Thin sheet lavash - 2 pcs;

• Eggs - 3-4 pieces;

• White onion - 1 piece;

• Cabbage - 0.5 kg;

• Carrot - 1 piece;

• Salt and ground pepper - to taste;

• Smoked paprika - to taste;

• Milk - 1 glass;

• Sour cream - 0.5 cups;

• Sunflower oil.

Lavash cabbage pie. \ Photo:
Lavash cabbage pie. \ Photo:

• Wash carrots;

• Clear;

• Grate on the largest grater;

• Chop the onion;

• Fry with carrots in sunflower oil for about 6-10 minutes;

• Wash and chop cabbage;

• Pour into a frying pan with onions and carrots;

• Season with salt, pepper and paprika;

• Stir;

• Simmer until cooked over medium heat;

• After remove from heat and cool;

• Cut lavash into two or three even parts;

• Put the cabbage filling on each slice;

• Form rolls;

• Cut each roll into several even parts;

• Put in a baking dish, having previously greased it with oil;

• In a bowl, mix sour cream, milk, eggs, salt, pepper;

• Pour pita bread with the resulting mixture;

• Send to an oven preheated to 180 degrees for 25-30 minutes.

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