Place of origin Pakistan
Region or state Gilgit-Baltistan
Main ingredients Flour, water, butter, yeast
Cookbook: Phitti  Media: Phitti

Phitti is a type of leavened bread baked by Hunzakut People of Hunza, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan.

Preparation involves mixing flour with water, salt, butter and yeast. Other ingredients such as milk can be added depending on personal taste. The dough thus prepared is placed in a metallic vessel called a Khimishdon in Burushaski and placed in a hearth which is preheated with a wooden fire. Alternatively, phitti can also be baked in an oven.

Eaten with butter during breakfast, as a snack or light lunch along with a salted cup of tea.

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