8 Making Bread In a Tandoor

Making Bread In a Tandoor

Posted on October 19, 2012 by team


"Churek" or pita is one of the main products in Azerbaijan. It is also known as lavash or Caucasian bread. In Azerbaijan it is made near numerous small shops and it is always tasty and healthy. Outside Baku, the capital of the country, it is baked right along the roads.

The main attribute for the baking process is a tandoor, it is a clay dome with an open top, often cemented from outside for strength.


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The dough is rather simple, it is made from water, wheat flour, salt, yeast.

When the dough grows enough it is used for making portion cakes.

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8 Responses to “Making Bread In a Tandoor”

  1. ProudGerman says:

    Why is mask worn over facial area to make bread?

  2. ProudGerman says:

    Body odor must be prevalent here.

    • Anastasis says:

      So sad…same on you.
      They do something,that you can not do.

    • Tiger says:

      Hey “ProudGerman” – I have something for you:
      body odour implies sweat – to sweat in German is “schwitzen” – to sweat sth out is “ausschwitzen” – and Ausschwitz is what you must be so proud of

  3. roar says:

    Just a curiousity: why this woman is with the mask on her face?

  4. ADHD says:

    i would imagine it is to reduce exposure to flour dust, it can kill over time

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