Spinach gozleme

This traditional hand-rolled Turkish flatbread is filled with spinach and best served with a squeeze of lemon.
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This traditional hand-rolled Turkish flatbread is filled with a tasty spinach mixture, oozing with fetta and mozzarella. Best served with a squeeze of lemon.

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1.Sift 1 1/2 cups flour into a large bowl. Stir in yogurt and salt. Using hands, press dough together. Turn out dough onto a lightly floured surface. Knead in remaining flour to form a soft dough. Place dough in a lightly oiled large bowl. Cover with plastic food wrap; rest for 30 minutes.
2.Meanwhile, combine spinach, feta, mozzarella, onion and mint in a large bowl. Season with pepper.
3.Divide dough into 6 equal portions. For each gozleme, roll a portion of dough on a lightly floured surface to 20cm round. Sprinkle one-sixth of the spinach filling over dough, leaving a 2cm border. Fold dough to form a semicircle. Pinch edges to seal. Sprinkle top with sesame seeds.
4.Heat oil in a large frying pan over moderately high heat. Cook gozleme, in batches, for 2-3 minute each side or until golden brown, flattening with a spatula during cooking. Cut into wedges. Serve with lemon wedges.

The dough is initially very stiff and crumbly but, as you knead, it will become sticky and soft letting you add little more flour until it is smooth and elastic. You can use various cheeses in this recipe, including ricotta.


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