So last year i was introduced to these turkish pies and we love them ... especially in ramadan as it`s a nice change to borak all the time ..... now i`m not sure where my friend got her recipe form but masha`allah it is great
this can be made many ways and the filling can be different to it can be savory or sweet it`s really up to you
Makes 24 POGACA
* white of 1 egg
* 3/4 up of vegetable oil
* 1 cup of plain yogurt
* 1/3 tsp of baking soda
* 1 tsp of salt
* 3 cups of all purpose flour (approx )
* feta or cream cheese
* yolk of 1 egg
In a big mixing bowl, take egg white and whisk.
Add vegetable oil, yogurt, baking soda, nigella seeds, salt and mix.
Add flour slowly and knead. Continue adding flour until the dough reaches soft consistency.
Take a small piece of dough ( about the size of a walnut ) and make it flat with your palms.
Place 1 tsp of feta cheese or cream cheese in the middle of the dough and close it up. brush with
egg yolk and bake at 350f till golden
we use the spinach and mince mixture in ours, or cheddar cheese mixed with a handful of parsley and an egg
(a raw egg beaten into the cheese)
ORIGINAL RECIPE COMES FROM THIS BLOG