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Turkish Feta Cheese Pastry Recipe

Turkish Feta Cheese Pastry Recipe


  • 250 gr. butter,
  • 1 cup warm milk,
  • 1 egg,
  • 40 gr. rapid-rise yeast,
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar,
  • 3 teaspoons salt,
  • All purpose flour,
  • For the top: 1 egg yolk and 1 tablespoon milk,
  • For filling: 250 gr. cheese,
  • 1/2 bunch dill.


  1. Stir together the warm milk, sugar and yeast,
  2. Melt the butter and cool it down,
  3. Whisk together the butter and egg,
  4. Stirr in the salt, egg and butter into the yeast mixture,
  5. Add flour slowly while kneeding,
  6. Continue adding the flour until you get a smooth dough,
  7. Cover the dough with kitchen towel and let it rise for 30 mins,
  8. Mix together the crumbled cheese and finely minced dill,
  9. Form small balls out of the risen dough and place some of the cheese filling into the centre, then mold the dough around the filling,
  10. Place the balls of dough on a greased baking dish,
  11. Brush with the egg yolk and milk mixture and make patterns using a fork,
  12. Let them rest for 15-20 mins, then bake in an oven pre-heated to 200 degrees Celsius until golden brown.

Bon appetit…


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