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Home Made Borek Recipe


Home Made Borek Recipe

Home Made Borek Recipe


For the dough;

  • 1 egg+1 egg yolk,
  • 1 cup water, at room temperature,
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil,
  • 2 tbsps vinegar,
  • 1 tsp baking powder,
  • A pinch of salt,
  • 3,5-4 cups flour,
  • Bulk of flour for rolling.

For filling;

  • 500 g low fat feta cheese or ricotta cheese,
  • 1/2 nuch of parsley, chopped,
  • Vegetable oil.

For topping;

  • 1 tsbsp plain yogurt,
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil,
  • 1 tsp sugar.


  1. In a deep bowl combine egg, egg yolk, water, vegetable oil, venegar, salt and baking powder together,
  2. Add flour step by step and start kneading,
  3. Add flour and keep kneading until you reach a soft and elastic dough that don’t stick to your hands,
  4. Make a ball out of the dough, cover with a towel and set aside for 15 mins.,
  5. Knead the dough again and make around 17 balls,
  6. Sprinkle some flour into a baking sheet and place the balls into it, cover with a wet towel, set aside for 10 mins,
  7. Meanwhile combine cheese and parsley in a deep bowl and stir well,
  8. Grease a 36 cm baking pan,
  9. Pour a bulk of flour into a bowl (you will use during rolling process),
  10. Take a ball and cover with flour,
  11. Pressing with your hands, flatten a bit,
  12. Roll the flattened ball into a yufka in the size of your baking pan, sprinkling flour on top when necessary and turning upside down frequently,
  13. Brush the yufka with vegetable oil all around,
  14. Put 2-3 tbps cheese mixture lengthwise in the middle of the yufka,
  15. Fold one part onto the other,
  16. Brush again with vegetable oil,
  17. Roll from the broad edge to the narrow edge,
  18. Place the rolled yufka in the middle of the greased baking pan as a spiral,
  19. Roll remaining balls in the same way and place into the pan, continueing the spiral,
  20. For topping in a bowl combine yogurt, vegetable oil and sugar together and mix well,
  21. Brush the top of the borek with the mixture,
  22. Bake in a 180 C degrees pre-heated oven until it starts to turn to pink over,
  23. Decrease the degree to 160 and bake until golden on top.

Bon appetit…





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