Vegan Bazlama | Turkish Flatbread

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ndulge in the rich and satisfying flavors of traditional Turkish cuisine with this Vegan Bazlama. Soft, fluffy, and slightly crisp around the edges, this flatbread is perfect for pairing with a wide array of dishes or simply enjoyed on its own.

This recipe is Budget-Friendly, Vegan, Dairy-Free, and Quick to Make, with the main ingredients being All-purpose Flour and dairy-free Yogurt.

Vegan Bazlama Recipe

For the best results, make sure to let the dough rest for an hour before cooking. This allows the yeast to work its magic, resulting in a light and fluffy flatbread that’s irresistibly good.

Preparing the Yeast Mixture

  • Dissolve yeast, sugar, and 2 tbsp of flour in some water. Set aside until frothy.

Preparing the Dough

  • In a large bowl, add yeast mixture, water, dairy-free yogurt, and salt to flour.
  • Mix, knead, and gradually add remaining flour until the dough comes together.
Bazlama: Preparing the dough with a yeast mixture, water, dairy-free yogurt, and salt to flour

Resting Time

  • Divide the dough into 5-6 pieces, shape them into balls, and cover with a damp cloth. Let it rest for 1 hour.
Vegan Bazlama | Turkish Flatbread: Dough in bowls

Cooking the Bazlama

  • Roll each dough ball into discs.
  • Preheat a non-stick pan over medium heat.
  • Bake each disc for about 30 seconds on each side until puffed up and golden.
Baking the vegan bazlama or turkish flatbread on a nonstick pan

Final Steps

  • Spread vegan butter or olive oil on the warm bread before serving.
Vegan Bazlama | Turkish Flatbread

Vegan Bazlama | Turkish Flatbread Recipe

This Vegan Bazlama offers a quick and satisfying way to enjoy Turkish cuisine in a plant-based format. Perfect as a side dish or as a base for other recipes, its soft, fluffy texture and rich flavor are sure to make it a staple in your kitchen.
Servings 5
Prep Time 20 minutes
Resting time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes


  • Large bowl
  • Non-stick pan
  • Damp cloth for covering the dough


  • 500 g All-purpose Flour
  • 170 g Water
  • 180 g Yogurt or dairy-free alternative
  • 20 g Fresh Yeast or 10g Dry Yeast 1 tbsp
  • 10 g Salt 2 tsp
  • 10 g Sugar 1 tbsp
  • Butter or olive oil for brushing


  • Prepare the Dough: Dissolve the yeast, sugar, and 2 tbsp of flour in some water. Let it sit until frothy.
  • Add the yeast mixture, yogurt, salt, and flour into a large bowl. Mix and knead to form a soft dough. Cover and let it rest for 1 hour.
  • Shape and Cook: Divide the dough into 5-6 balls. Roll each ball into a disc.
  • Preheat a pan over medium-high heat. Cook the dough on each side for 30 seconds or until brown spots appear.
  • Finishing Touch: Remove from the heat and brush with butter or olive oil. Serve warm.


For added flavor, you could sprinkle some herbs like rosemary or thyme on the dough before cooking.
For those looking for an oil-free option, you can skip the vegan butter or olive oil and enjoy the bread as is.
Ensure that the yeast is fresh for best results.
Calories: 225kcal
Cost: $5
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Turkish
Keyword: Dairy-Free Turkish Flatbread, Healthy Bread Recipe, Plant-Based Side Dish, Quick and Easy Vegan Bread, Vegan Bazlama Recipe
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