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Ajeen (Basic Dough)

Ingredients

Directions

Sift the flour into a working surface.
Mix in salt and sugar.
Make a well in the centre.
Pour olive oil and vegetable oil in the well.
Mix the dry ingredients into the liquid.
Add water gradually.
Knead the dough into a ball (if the dough is too stiff add some water).
Knead the dough on a floured working surface until it is smooth and elastic this can be done in an electric mixer fitted with a dough hook, or in a food processor.
Form the dough into a ball and put into a lightly floured bowl, covered with a damp cloth.
Leave in a warm place until the dough has doubled in size- about 6 hours.