Monday, April 13, 2009

YESİL MERCİMEKLİ BÖREK




BOREK WITH GREEN LENTIL

Ingredients:
Filling:
  • 1 large size of onion(chopped)
  • 1+1/2 cups of cooked green lentils
  • 1 tbsp of tomato paste
  • 1 tsp of red pepper paste
  • 3 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp of black pepper
  • salt
Sauce:
  • 1 egg+1 egg white
  • 1/2 cup of milk
  • 1/2 cup of vegetable oil

Glaze:
  • 1 egg yolk
  • sesame seeds and nigella seeds
For the filling; take olive oil and chopped onion in a large skillet and saute it over medium heat. Add tomato paste and red pepper paste to the skillet and stir.Turn the heat down to low. Cook it for 5 minutes. Add cooked lentils, black pepper, and salt to the skillet and stir it.Turn the heat off and let it cool.
For the sauce; take eggs, milk and vegetable oil in large mixing bowl and whisk.
Brush bottom and sides of a 13 by 17-inch baking tray with vegetable oil. Layer the first sheet, spoon 1/3 of the sauce over entire surface. Layer the second sheet and spoon 1/3 of sauce over and spread the filling all over covering the whole surface. Layer the third sheet on top of the filling and spoon the remaining sauce all over and layer the last sheet.
Whisk egg yolk for the glaze and brush the last sheet with egg yolk. Sprinkle some sesame and nigella seeds.
Preheat the oven to 350 F. Bake for about 45 minutes or until nicely brown.
When it completely cools down, cut the borek into squ
ares.

18 comments:

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

That's sounds and looks very interesting! I bet these böreks taste really good!

Cheers,

Rosa

My Turkish Kitchen said...

Rosa,
It really tastes good.

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Düğme Bay'la BinbirçeşniHayat said...

iffet ellerine saglık canım...ben kıymalı börek turlerını agır bulurum ama annemın meshurrrr mercımeklı boregı(tabıı el acması:))enfestır.mercımek nereye gırerse guzellestırıyor yaaaa....galıba ben mercımek hastasıyım:)
godd veryyyy:):)

My Turkish Kitchen said...

Saliha,
Ben de mercimegi, yesil-kirmizi hic farketmez cok severim.
Iffet

DİDEM said...

HARİKA GÖRÜNÜYOR ELLERİNE AĞLIK CANIM...SEVGİLERİMLE..alightle

mujdenin denemeleri said...

Sitenizi yeni keşfettim ve çok hoşuma gitti.Ellerinize,emeğinize sağlık.Ben de beklerim.Sevgiler...

Tijen said...

Sevgili İffet,
Bayılırım mercimekli böreğe. Biliyor musun daha geçen haftasonu elde açma hamurla bir mercimekli börek yedim, pek güzeldi!

My Turkish Kitchen said...

Tijen,
Elde acma mercimekli boregin methini duydum. Bir de o sekilde denemek isterim eger iyi bir tarif bulursam.
Iffet

lavantin said...

Ellerine saglik, adini bile duymadigim bir börek.
Saniyorum ki, yöresel bir tad.
Selamlar...

MAG said...

I love Borek! This recipe is really good, gotta try it!

DERYA'NIN MUTFAK SIRLARI said...

canim ellerine saglik.herzamanki gibi marifetini gostermisin..insallah bende denemek istiyorum..

My Turkish Kitchen said...

Tesekkurler Deryacim,
Deneyip begenirsen, haberim olsun.
Iffet

Mediterranean Turkish Cook said...

Cok degisik bir borek, daha once hic yememistim. Mercimegi cok sevdigim icin eminim ki bu borek cok guzel olmustur.

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