This recipe is for a traditional Moroccan round bread,which is the most commonly consumed, it’s cooked in the oven and it can be made by using different main flour ingredient you can find bread based on white flour, barley, semolina… its also known as elkhobz.


4 cups flour.
2 teaspoons salt.
2 teaspoons sugar.
1 tablespoon yeast (active dry)
1 1/4 cups warm water.


  1. In a small bowl add yeast, sugar, salt and ,1 cup of warm water. Mix well and allow yeast to bubble. Add the oil and knead with your fingers to dissolve the yeast then add the flour and begin combining flour and water until you have a sticky dough and you can shape a ball
  2. Divide the dough into two smooth mounds and place well apart on the prepared pan. Cover with a towel and leave to rest for 10 to 15 minutes.
  3. After the dough has rested, use the palm of your hand to flatten the dough into circles . Cover again with a towel for rising .
  4. Preheat your oven , when the oven is hot, lightly score the top of the bread with sharp knife in several places . 
  5. Bake the khobz in the preheated oven, until it becomes golden brown, remove from oven and allow to cool.