Vegetable and Cheese Turnovers


Preparation info
  • 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Cuisine of Life: Recipes and Stories of the New Food Entrepreneurs of Turkey

By Center for International Private Enterprise

Published 2019

  • About

Mhajeb are a typical street food, as well as a light meal or a children’s snack enjoyed at home. Many women in Algeria are so skilled in making the dough that they handle and stretch the dough on their arms. According to legend, during the revolution, one woman was desperate to prepare food for her children and make a living as her husband was away. The only available ingredients at home were fine semolina, tomatoes, hot pepper, and onions. She made these turnovers, fed her children, and se