Markook shrek(Redirected from Shrek (Saj bread))
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Markook bread, also known as shrak, khubz rqeeq, mashrooh or saj bread (Arabic: مرقوق ، شراك ،مشروح ،خبز الصاج, خبز رقيق ) is a type of unleavened flatbread common in the countries of the Levant. It is baked on a domed or convex metal griddle, known as saj. It is usually large, about 60 cm in diameter, and thin, almost translucent. The dough is unleavened and usually made with only flour, water, and salt, and after being rested and divided into round portions, flattened and spread across a round cushion until it is paper thin then flipped onto the saj. It is often folded and put in bags before being sold. It is commonly compared to pita bread, which is known in Mediterranean cuisine, although it is much larger and thinner.
|Place of origin||Middle East|
|Region or state||Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Saudi Arabia and Syria|
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