Definition of unleavened in English:

unleavened

adjective

  • (of bread) made without yeast or other raising agent.

    • ‘Grains are ground into flour and made into unleavened bread (flat bread, without any ingredients to make it rise), which is baked in mud ovens.’
    • ‘The smell of cooking meat is everywhere, as skewers, made to order, are thrown onto the searing plates to be cooked to perfection, while unleavened breads do their thing alongside.’
    • ‘Imagine having to feed your entire family; children, parents, yourself, maybe eight or nine people, on a few slices of unleavened bread.’
    • ‘A typical meal would be rice or khichri (rice cooked with lentils and spices) or paratha (an unleavened bread made from wheat flour and fried in oil).’
    • ‘‘Keep dreaming,’ he laughed, wincing and taking a bite of the unleavened bread drizzled with honey.’
    • ‘In drier parts of India, their staple diet consists of various unleavened breads, pulses, and vegetables.’
    • ‘A variety of unleavened breads like naans, rotis, and parathas are also widely eaten.’
    • ‘Shops opened, selling bags of spices and nuts, and at least one bakery was producing fresh, unleavened bread in a wood-fired oven.’
    • ‘Seven days thou shalt eat unleavened bread, and in the seventh day shall be a feast to The Lord.’
    • ‘The standard diet of the Marathas consists of flat, unleavened bread with pulses and vegetables.’
    • ‘For one thing, it was unleavened bread, as yeast wasn't added to dough until the Egyptians accidentally dropped a few pieces into the mixture.’
    • ‘Flour is made into unleavened bread called roti.’
    • ‘Her name means happiness, but she is a widow with five children who makes ends meet by washing clothes for the neighbourhood and preparing injera, the unleavened bread prepared today as it was 1000 years ago.’
    • ‘Such items as stew, unleavened bread, and fried foods are common, whereas leavened breads and broiled foods, are not.’
    • ‘The menu rotates daily, with three curry dishes as well as vegetarian fare, and what Indian course is complete without naan and other unleavened breads, hot from the oven?’
    • ‘It is marked by the eating of matzah, unleavened bread, and by the celebration of an elaborate Seder on the first two nights (in Israel, on the first night only).’
    • ‘A staple of the Afghan diet is a flat, unleavened bread cooked in clay ovens.’
    • ‘But what we really noticed was the bombardment of aromas that almost overwhelmed us; recently brewed strong syrupy coffee, freshly baked unleavened bread and something else, something delicious.’
    • ‘In Argentina we do pork, chicken and fish accompanied by salad, potato salad, tomatoes, unleavened bread and beer and wine.’
    • ‘Breakfast is a light meal consisting of fresh unleavened bread, tea, and perhaps butter, white (feta-style) cheese, and jam.’

Pronunciation:

unleavened

/ʌnˈlɛv(ə)nd/