How to make filo dough Written by Me To Mati Published on October 28, 2020 in Breads & Pastries, DessertsTranslate to English Greek ShareTweetPinYumWhatsAppEmail0 SharesJump to RecipePrint Recipe Pin Print How to make homemade filo (phyllo) pastry5 from 1 vote Recipe by Me To Mati #passionfood Course: Baking, Desserts, PastryCuisine: GreekDifficulty: MediumPrep time40minutesFilo or phyllo (Greek: φύλλο “leaf”) is a very thin dough used for making pastries.Ingredients1 kg plain flour1 teaspoon salt3 tablespoons olive oil juice of 1 lemon zest of 1 lemon (optional)1 cup lukewarm water ½ cup of soda waterInstructionsSift plain flour into a large bowl and add 1 teaspoon of salt into the flour mixture.Mix flour and salt ingredients. Combine lemon and soda water into the flour mixture (zest of 1 lemon optional) and mix ingredients.Slowly add lukewarm water to the mixture whilst mixing and kneading ingredients/dough until dough begins to come together.Rest the dough for 15 minutes, covering the bowl with a kitchen towel. Once the dough has rested – the dough should be elastic in texture.Roll out dough, cutting into equal portions (approx. 5 cm wide – 6 pieces), rolling out each portion in flour and returning to bowl dusting tops of dough with flour.Allow dough to rest for a further 10 minutes, covering the bowl with a towel.Roll out individual dough pieces, flattening out into a flat round shape (for each dough piece). Grease pan with olive oil.Place each dough piece in pan, applying olive oil to the top of each piece of dough.Allow dough to rest for 10 minutes before use.Recipe Video Notes The dough should be elastic in texture. The dough should be easy to pull/stretch and the dough should be thin.Did you make this recipe?Tag @me_to_mati on InstagramLike this recipe?Follow us @me_to_mati on PinterestLove our recipes?Like us on Facebook Similar recipes you may like How to make Greek pita bread (recipe) How to make baklava (Baklava recipe)ShareTweetPinYumWhatsAppEmail0 SharesDon't miss out!Subscribe To Our NewsletterReceive Yummy Recipes in your inboxInvalid email addressGive it a try. You can unsubscribe at any time.Thanks for subscribing!