Monday, November 30, 2009



Makes 14 boreks.

  • Turkish triangular fillo
  • 3 large size of potatoes
  • 1 small size onion (chopped )
  • 2 tbsp of tomato paste
  • 1/3 bunch of parsley
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp of ground black pepper
  • salt
  • 1 egg yolk
  • nigella seeds
  • 1 cup of milk
Take washed potatoes in a large pot and cover with cold water. Boil it until soft over medium heat. Peel and mash potatoes. Saute chopped onion with 3 tbsp of vegetable oil over medium heat. Add tomato paste and stir for 5 minutes. Add mashed potatoes, black pepper, and salt and stir. Turn the heat down to low and continue to cook for ten minutes. Turn the heat off and add chopped parsley. Let it cool.
Take one of the triangular fillo sheets, brush with one tbsp of vegetable oil over the surface of fillo.Place the second fillo on top of first fillo . Place two tbsp of filling on top, fold the edges and roll.Place all the rolls in a baking dish side by side ( no place between them ). Pour one cup of milk on top and let it rest in the refrigerator until rolls absorb milk completly.
Place parcmant paper on a baking sheet. Take the rolls out and place them on the baking sheet. Brush with egg yolk and sprinkle some nigella seeds on top. Preheat the oven 35OF. Bake for 30 minutes or boreks are just golden brown.


Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

They look very appetizing!



S said...

i never knew you can pour milk on top of borek-this is a wonderful thing to learn. they look gorgeous.

turkishfoodandrecipes said...

Boreklerin super gorunuyor canim. Bir o kadar da masum gorunuyorlar, ama benim gibi hamur islerine dayanamayanlar icin sonrasi pek masum olmuyor sanirim:)
Ellerine saglik!

My Turkish Kitchen said...

Thank you Rosa and Shayma.

Masumlar canim:) Sen yine de dikkat et, ben de senin gibi pek dayanamiyorum.

Kitchen Butterfly said...

Sounds so yummy...I love Turkish foods, especially the pide and yogurt (which is my new religion- with ginger jam and flaked almonds, the sky is the limit)

Sahar Hawasli said...

This sound awesome, honestly, I have never heard of such an amazing recipe. I love Turkish food and I am going to make this very soon. Thank you so much for sharing.