How to Make Turkish Borek

Turkish Borek belongs from the family of filled pastries. The pastry is made with thin flaky pastry; it can be sweet and savory. Here our Home Chef is sharing savory Turkish Borek Recipe. This Turkish food is also known as pan borek, but you can also bake it.

This recipe is with step by step pictures for the convenience of users.

First knead the dough as it mentioned in directions then see these pictures to assemble the borek.

Turkish Borek

Divide the dough in 9 equal parts and roll out in thin flat bread.

Turkish Borek Step 2

Now place 3 breads over wrapping each other. Make 3 sets of bread in this way, using 3 breads in each set.

Turkish Borek step 3

On one set of breads put filling on wide side and roll all bread at once like a Swiss roll.

Turkish Borek step 4

One roll is ready. Do the same with other 2 sets of bread.

Turkish Borek Step 5

Take a frying pan, in which you want to cook the borek. Grease it well and place the roll by rolling it in circle.

Turkish Borek Step 6

Close the edge.

Turkish Borek Step 7

When first bread is rolled, start rolling the second bread then third. Close the edge.

Turkish Borek Step 8

All three are rolled now.

Turkish Borek Step 9

Apply the egg; sprinkle thyme leaves.

Turkish Borek Step 10

Cover and cook on slow flame.

Turkish Borek Step 11

After 10-12 minutes check the down side, if it is golden then flip the borek to other side. Now cook from the other side.

Turkish Borek

Trukish Borek is ready.

Turkish Borek Recipe

Turkish Borek
 
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Cuisine: Turkish
Serves: 4
Ingredients
For Dough
  • All purpose flour (maeda) 2 glass
  • Salt 1 tsp
  • Yogurt 2 tbsp
  • Butter 2 tbsp
  • Water to knead
For Filling
  • Oil 2 tbsp
  • Carrot 1 (thinly sliced)
  • Cabbage ½ cup (thinly sliced)
  • Boiled chicken 1 bowl
  • Soya sauce 1 tsp
  • Chili sauce 1 tsp
  • Vinegar 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper powder 1 tsp
  • Egg 1 (beaten)
Instructions
  1. For Dough
  2. Add all purpose flour, salt, yogurt and butter in a wide bowl and mix. Slowly add water and knead soft dough. Cover dough with damp cloth and leave for 15 minutes.
For Filling
  1. Heat oil in a pan and sauté carrot and cabbage then stir in chicken.
  2. Season with soya sauce, chili sauce, vinegar, salt and pepper. Remove from heat and set aside.
Assembling
  1. Divide the dough in 9 equal parts and roll out in thin flat bread.
  2. Now place 3 breads over wrapping each other. Make 3 sets of bread in this way, using 3 breads in each set.
  3. On one set of breads put filling on wide side and roll all bread at once like a Swiss roll. One roll is ready.
  4. Do the same with other 2 sets of bread.
  5. Take a frying pan, in which you want to cook the borek. Grease it well and place the roll by rolling it in circle.
  6. When first bread is rolled, start rolling the second bread then third. Close the edge.
  7. Apply the egg; sprinkle thyme leaves. Cover and cook on slow flame.
  8. After 10-12 minutes check the down side, if it is golden then flip the borek to other side. Now cook from the other side.
Notes
If you want to bake Borek, bake it at 200 degree C for 20-30 minutes or until golden.

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