Mince-filled pide

By Hope Malau
11 November 2015

Pide is a Turkish dish of pizza pastry shaped like a slipper encasing a savoury filling.

Serves: 4 Preparation: 10 min Cooking: 10 min

Dough

  • 5 g yeast
  • 5 ml (1 t) sugar
  • 100 ml lukewarm water
  • 250 ml (1 c) flour
  • 5 ml (1 t) salt
  • 1 egg yolk mixed with 5 ml (1 t) water

Filling

  • 300 g mince, cooked
  • 1 lemon, zest
  • 2 handfuls of spinach, chopped
  • 5 ml (1 t) fennel seeds
  • 5 ml (1 t) ground coriander
  • handful of parsley
Preheat the oven to 200 °C. 1. Dough Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, mix until dough forms. Place on a lightly floured surface and knead for 5 minutes or until smooth. Place in a warm place for 30 minutes or until it has doubled in size. 2. Filling Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and set aside. 3. Divide the dough in half, roll out each into a rectangle. Place half the filling in the middle of each, then fold over both sides, leaving a gap in the middle, pinching the ends. 4. Place on a greased baking sheet, brush with egg wash and bake for 10 minutes or until golden.

Serves: 4

Preparation: 10 min

Cooking: 10 min

 

Dough

5 g yeast

5 ml (1 t) sugar

100 ml lukewarm water

250 ml (1 c) flour

5 ml (1 t) salt

1 egg yolk mixed with 5 ml (1 t) water

Filling

300 g mince, cooked

1 lemon, zest

2 handfuls of spinach, chopped

5 ml (1 t) fennel seeds

5 ml (1 t) ground coriander

handful of parsley

 

 

Preheat the oven to 200 °C.

1.    Dough Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, mix until dough forms. Place on a lightly floured surface and knead for 5 minutes or until smooth. Place in a warm place for 30 minutes or until it has doubled in size.

2.    Filling Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and set aside.

3.    Divide the dough in half, roll out each into a rectangle. Place half the filling in the middle of each, then fold over both sides, leaving a gap in the middle, pinching the ends.

4.    Place on a greased baking sheet, brush with egg wash and bake for 10 minutes or until golden.

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