Pide (Turkish Pizza)

2019-07-12
  • Yield : 6
  • Servings : 6
  • Prep Time : 1:20 h
  • Cook Time : 25m
  • Ready In : 1:45 h
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The pide, also called Turkish pizza, is a soft flat bread filled usually with meat. You can make vegetarian version with mushroom or cheese.

Ingredients

  • For the dough:
  • 2,5 cups flour + more for kneading
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1/2 cup warm milk
  • 2 tsp dried yeast
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • For the topping
  • 400 grams beef mince
  • 2 peeled and diced tomato
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • Handful, chopped parsley (optional)
  • 2 green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt, black pepper

Method

Step 1

First, make the dough. Warm the water and milk.

Step 2

Add yeast,salt and sugar into the warm milk and water mixture in a bowl. Dissolve the yeast in mixture, mixing with your fingers.

Step 3

Add flour, mix together until all the ingredients are well blended, then knead the dough for about 4-5 minutes.

Step 4

Put the dough back in the bowl and cover with a towel. Leave it in a warm place for around 1 hour.

Step 5

Meanwhile mix all topping ingredients together in a large bowl.

Step 6

Preheat oven at 200C/400F.

Step 7

Cut the dough into equal chunks and knead each of them well. Use your hands to flatten and then use a roller give a long oval shape each one.

Step 8

Spread your desired filling on top of the pide, and crimp the edges up 1-2 centimetres,

Step 9

Brush the sides and edges with olive oil, then bake for 20-25 minutes, until the pides are golden brown. Serve with ayran. Enjoy!

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