How to make it

  • Or the dough – dilute sugar in water and sprinkle yeast on top, let stand for a few min till frothy.
  • sift flour and salt into a bowl and make a well
  • add yeast mix and tablespoon olive oil
  • combine gradually till it creates a firm dough ( adding a little more warm water if necessary
  • or flour if sticky )
  • knead dough on a floured surface for 10 min ir until it becomes smooth and elastic.
  • smear a drop of olive oil around a bowl and roll the dough in it
  • cover with damp cloth and let stand in a warm place for about an hour or till doubled in size.
  • for the topping
  • saute onions in the butter
  • add chopped tomato and cook till dry
  • add salt and sugar to taste and set aside to cool
  • put the meat in a bowl
  • add the tomato paste, paprika and lemon juice
  • work mix into a paste with your hands
  • punch back the risen dough, knead for 2-3 min
  • cut into 6
  • preheat oven to 230C/450F/gas mark 8
  • roll each piece into a ball and roll out into a very thin round
  • place on a well greased baking sheet
  • spread a thin layer of the meat mix over each one
  • leave to rest for 10 min.
  • bake in oven for 10-15min until brown and crispy
  • serve immediately with tomato, lettuce, onion and parsley salad, with liberally squeezed lemon juice

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    " It was excellent "
    mark555 ate it and said...
    I was in and out of Turkey from 2000-2003 and enjoyed the food and the poeople and the area, thank you for posting this.
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    " It was excellent "
    elgab89 ate it and said...
    This took me back about 20 years ago (my honeymoon was in Turkey). What amazing foods I had - ancient as the world and delicious. Hmmm, you just gave me an idea to make these for my hubby next June when we will celebrate it. Saved!
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