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pit·ta

 (pĭt′ə)
n.
Any of several brightly colored passerine birds of the genus Pitta that live in forests of Asia, Australia, and Africa and have a strong bill, a short tail, and long legs.

[Telugu piṭṭa, bird.]

pitta

(ˈpɪtə)
n
(Animals) any of various small brightly coloured ground-dwelling tropical birds of the genus Pitta
[C19: from Telugu]

pitta

In Ayurvedic medicine this is one of three doshas (the other two being kapha and vata) and resulting from the combination of the Bhutas fire and water by agni.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pitta - any bird of the genus Pittapitta - any bird of the genus Pitta; brilliantly colored chiefly terrestrial birds with short wings and tail and stout bills
tyrannid - a passerine bird of the suborder Tyranni
Translations

pitta

[ˈpɪtə] ADJ (also pitta bread) → pan m árabe

pitta

[ˈpɪtə ˈpiːtə] pita [ˈpiːtə] (US) n (also pitta bread) → pita f

pitta (bread)

n˜ Fladenbrot nt
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Chicken fattoush Serves 4 Ingredients Juice of 2 lemons 2 tbsp olive oil 1 cos lettuce, chopped 2 tomatoes, chopped into chunks Small pack flat-leaf parsley, chopped Half cucumber, chopped into chunks 200g pack cooked chicken pieces (or leftover cooked chicken) 2 spring onions, sliced 2 pitta breads 1-2 tsp ground sumac Method 1 Pour the lemon juice into a large bowl and whisk while you slowly add the oil.
Drizzle with olive oil and serve with hot pitta breads for a tasty snack or starter.
Olive oil | 1 onion, finely chopped | 350g lamb mince | 1/2tsp ground cinnamon | 1tsp smoked paprika | 1tsp za'atar | 1/2tsp sumac | Handful dried pomegranate seeds | 4 pitta breads | 250g hummus | 2tbsp toasted pine nuts | Handful chopped flat-leaf parsley leaves | Handful chopped mint leaves | Handful chopped coriander leaves | Packet of feta, crumbled | Lemon wedges, to serve METHOD the oven to 220C.
INGREDIENTS For the kebabs: 200g lean lamb leg steaks (probably two) 200g lean minced lamb 1/2 medium onion, roughly chopped 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp flaked sea salt 1 tsp plain flour 4 white or wholemeal pitta breads (each about 60g) Oil, for spraying Ground black pepper Hot chilli sauce (optional) For the garlic sauce: 4 tbsp fat-free yoghurt 1 large garlic clove, crushed pinch of flaked sea salt For the salad: 2 large tomatoes, sliced 100g cucumber, sliced Shredded lettuce, Pickled chillies, finely shredded (optional) White cabbage and red onion rings (optional) METHOD 1.
INGREDIENTS (Makes 8 burgers) 350g/ 12 oz trout fillets, skinned 150ml/ 1/4pt milk 1/4pt hot fish stock 4 spring onions, finely sliced 350g/12oz cooked peeled potatoes 1tsp tartare sauce 50g/2oz fresh white breadcrumbs 1 medium free-range egg, beaten 4tbsp semolina Sea salt and ground white pepper Vegetable oil for shallow frying To Serve: 4tbsp salad cream 2tbsp sweet corn nib lets 1 red pepper, deseeded and finely diced 8 mini pitta breads 4 ripe tomatoes, sliced Few lettuce leaves METHOD 1.
Fill pitta breads with salad to help make sure you eat your five a day
Serve the warm burgers in the pitta breads with the spiced yoghurt, salad leaves and grated carrot.
Slightly flatten the pitta breads with a rolling pin.
Mix the salsa and burger relish together, then spread evenly on the top of the pitta breads 2.
Bargains snapped up by Mrs Rooney included 640 sticks of chewing gum, 36 pitta breads, 150 Chuppa Chups lollies, one Minky ironing board and - strangely for the childless couple - 640 baby wipes.
3m [pounds sterling] advertising campaign following its expansion into naans and pitta breads.
This new alliance gives APV Baker the capability to offer versatile turnkey systems for a complete range of rolls and buns, plus the ability to form ethnic products, like naan and pitta breads.