Lamb Burger with Homemade Pita and Yoghurt dressing
10 - 15 minutes plus proving time for the pita dough
- 1 cup warm water
- In a bowl combine the water, yeast and olive oil, mix together and leave for a minute for the yeast to start hydrating. Add the flour into the bowl and mix into a dough. Once formed into a dough. Cover with cling wrap and leave to prove and double in size. Once proved divide the dough into 4 piece and roll into balls. Place into a high sided tray, cover in foil and leave to prove for another 30 minutes.
- Pre-heat an oven to 200 degrees (C). Add in a heave pan or cast-iron skillet. Once the dough has proved again roll out into 15cm disc of dough. To cook the pita, place on the pre-heated skillet and cook until the pita is puffed and brown on both sides. Repeat this process to cook all the pitas.
- Add the burger ingredients into a large bowl, mix with your hands until all the ingredients are combined. Divide into 4 pieces and form 4 flat patties.
- In a bowl mix the dressing ingredients together until combined.
- Heat a griddle pan until it begins to smoke. Drizzle the burgers with a little extra virgin olive oil and place onto the griddle. Cook until charred on both sides and the meat is done to your liking.
- Reheat the pitas quickly in the oven prior to serving. Cut the pitas open and fill with sauce, salad ingredients then slide in the patty and enjoy.