Greek Lagana bread with star anise (Clean Monday) | Vegan. #greekfood
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Greek Lagana bread with Star anise (Clean Monday)

Delicious super easy Greek bread with aromatic star anise. 
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours 25 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 45 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 230kcal


  • 750 grams (2.5 cups) all-purpose flour
  • 15 grams (4tsps) dry yeast
  • 1 - 1.5 tsp salt
  • 500 grams (2 & 1/4 cups) warm water
  • 2.5 Tbsp olive oil
  • sesame
  • 1 tsp ground star anise


  • In a bowl, put the water and yeast and mix with well. 
  • Put aside until is activated for around 20 minutes.
  • Put the yeast mix in a mixer with a hook and add the flour, salt, star anise and oil. 
  • Mix in low speed for 1 minute and continue for 7 more minutes.
  • Put the dough in a bowl, cover with little olive oil and cover with a plastic membrane. 
  • Leave until the dough doubles (about 1 ½ hour).
  • Cut a baking paper.
  • Remove the dough from the bowl and with a knife, cut into three equal pieces the dough. Put in on the baking paper. 
  • Cover each lagana with flour and roll out with a rolling pin. Make curvy rectangular shapes. 
  • Preheat your oven to 200° C
  • Leave the bread to be activated for 20 minutes. 
  • As soon as we pass 20 minutes, we press them with our finger to make the fingers to take the shape of the lace.
  • Spread them with water and sprinkle with sesame seeds. 
  • Bake for 15 minutes.


Calories: 230kcal