is a simple bread
made with flour
, and salt
and then thoroughly rolled into flattened dough
. Many flatbreads are unleavened
— made without yeast
culture — although some flatbread is made with yeast, such as pita bread
There are many other optional ingredients that flatbreads may contain, such as curry powder, diced jalapeños, chili powder, or black pepper. Olive oil or sesame oil may be added as well. Flatbreads can range from one millimeter to a few centimeters thick.