Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine
Bundle Pastry (Bohça Böreği)
|Flour||4 1/2 cup||500 gr|
|Salt||1 1/2 tablespoon||18 gr|
|Oil||3/4 cup||150 gr|
|Egg||1 piece||50 gr|
|Vinegar||1 tablespoon||10 gr|
|Water||1 cup||200 gr|
|Onion||1 large size||110 gr|
|Ground Meat||1 cup||175 gr|
|Black Pepper||1 teaspoon||2 gr|
|Starch||1/2 cup||50 gr|
Sift flour in
a large bowl. Add salt; mix well. Make a hole in center. Add egg and vinegar.
Blend in warm water and 1 1/2 tablespoons of oil gradually, mixing throughly.
Knead for 7-8 minutes or until smooth to make a medium soft dough. Divide into
11 portions, 1 larger than the others. Shape into balls. Cover with a damp napkin.
Let stand for 10 minutes. For fılling: Brown ground meat and fınely chopped
onion for 10 minutes or until meat is crumbly; drain. Season with salt and pepper;
mix. Set aside. Roll large ball into a circle 65 cm (26 1/2 inch), others into
circles 60 cm (24 1/2 inch) in diameters, all 0,5 mm thick. Pack all layers
on top of each other with larger one on bottom. Spread filling into an oblong
25x30 cm (10x12 inch) over top layer in center. Fold opposite edges of first
sheet over fılling on both sides. Keep folding one by one but little larger
than previous one each time until sixth layer. Brush each layer wıth oil while
folding. When fıfth layer is folded like an bundle turn bundled part up-side
down. Repeat same with remaining layers. Arrange on an oiled baking pan turning
up-side down again. Cut into 12 oblongs with a pizza cutter. Cut oblongs into
triangles. Heat remaining oil. Sprinkle over böreks. Bake in a moderate oven
for 30 minufes or until golden. Serve warm.
(in approximately one serving)
|Vitamin A||23 iu|
|Vitamin C||0 mg|
The recipe is
taken from Tekirdağ province of Thrace. It is served as a side dish. It is known
as "Canfes Böreği" around Manisa province.