Enkir is a type of small spelt that belongs to a species that first appeared in the Middle East approximately 12,000 years ago. Being a wild cereal, it has a natural resistance to diseases and stress and therefore it doesn’t need fertilization or pesticides, which is why it is considered to be a true organic cereal. Its flour has a high protein content and a high level of carotenoids, which give it its characteristic yellow color.
Enkir flour is very digestible and performs best in simple preparations. Since it doesn’t require long rising, it’s perfect for making these easy flat breads.
(makes 8 – 10) A B V
- 2 cups of Enkir flour
- 1 cup of water
- 4 Tbsp. EVOO
- 1 tsp. salt
Mix the ingredients and knead shortly to obtain a smooth dough. If the dough is too sticky to knead, add more Enkir flour. Continue reading