Cheese Pastries

Bira Mayali Poğaça

Preparation info

  • To Make


    • Difficulty


Appears in

Nevin Halici's Turkish Cookbook

By Nevin Halici

Published 1989

  • About

Poğaças are made at home and at pastry shops and eaten, hot or cold, for breakfast or as a snack.


  • 275 g/9 oz flour
  • 1 tsp dried yeast


Prove the yeast in warm milk, with the sugar. Sift the flour into a bowl, hollow out the middle and pour in the yeast mixture when it froths. Draw in the flour from the sides, blend, and mix to a dough. Cover and leave to rise. Punch down, hollow out the middle and add the butter, egg and salt. Knead to a soft dough (as soft as an ear lobe) and divide into 20 pieces. Cover and leave in a warm p