Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Cheese turnovers (White Cheese Burek) Recipe

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The Hummus blog: The home of hummus dips and traditional Middle Eastern food invites you to try Cheese turnovers (White Cheese Burek) recipe. Enjoy the Middle Eastern cuisine and learn how to make Cheese turnovers (White Cheese Burek). 

Serves: 8  Persons
Duration : 20 Min


2     Cups     Flour
2/1     Cup     Butter
2/1     Cup     Water
4/1     Teaspoon     Baking Powder
2/1     Teaspoon     Salt

1     Cup     White Cheese
4/1     Cup     Chopped Parsley
Fried     corn oil


1. In a stand mixer bowl place the flour, butter, water, baking powder and salt. Fit the hook beater. Beat on low speed for 3-4 minutes until soft dough forms.

2. Form the dough into a smoothed disc and wrap with a cling film. Chill the dough up to 2 hours.

3. The filling: in a bowl put the cheese and parsley. Using a fork stir the chees until will mixed.

4. On a slightly floured surface, roll the dough until 3-4 mm thick. Using a 3 or 4 inch round cookie cutter, cut the dough into rounds.

5. Put about ½ teaspoon of cheese in middle of each round. Close the dough on the cheese forming half a circle. Press well on the dough edge to secure the filling.

6. Fry Cheese Burek until golden brown and serve hot.  

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