How to make Gozleme (Turkish Bread) - Traditional Turkish flat bread, hand-rolled and stuffed with cheese.

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Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Mozzarella cheese (मोज़ारेला चीज़)

Cuisine : Turkish

Course : Breads

Gozleme (Turkish Bread) Recipe Card

Gozleme (Turkish Bread)

Turkish cuisine is largely based on Ottoman cuisine, which in turn borrowed many elements from Greek, Central Asian, Caucasian, Sephardi Jewish cuisine, Middle Eastern and Balkan cuisines. Turkish cuisine in turn influenced these as well as other cuisines of  neighbouring countries, including those of Central and Western Europe.

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Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Gozleme (Turkish Bread) Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 3 cups

  • Mozzarella cheese grated 1 cup

  • Yeast 2 tablespoons

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1 teaspoon

  • Salt a pinch

  • Processed cheese grated 1 cup

  • Melted butter for basting


Step 1

Combine yeast, castor sugar and two tablespoons of warm water in a bowl. Set aside to activate for ten to fifteen minutes.

Step 2

Add this mixture to the flour along with salt and mix well. Add sufficient water and knead to a soft dough. Set aside for ten to fifteen minutes.

Step 3

Divide the dough into equal portions and shape into balls. Flatten each ball and roll them into thin discs.

Step 4

Mix the processed cheese and mozzarella cheese in a bowl.

Step 5

Put some cheese mixture in the center of each rolled disc and gather the edges to make them look like an envelope.

Step 6

Heat a non-stick pan. Place the bread and roast till golden from both sides basting with melted butter.

Step 7

Serve hot.