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Kastamonu Etli Ekmeğı

Selam everybody..Merhaba from Türkiye

Kastamonu is one city in Turkey where this meal originally came from. It's half round shape bread bake in traditional stone oven filled with meat. At home people also can make them by roasted the bread over wide griddle and basting the bread once it remove from oven/ griddle.
If you are food adventurer, try this traditional Turkish meal in your kitchen and experience Turkish taste with your family...

Make about 8 breads
Ingredients I (bread):
• 4 cup all-purpose flour (plus if needed)
• 3 tsp instant yeast
• 2 tsp sugar
• 2 tsp salt
• 1
¾ ~ 2 cup warm water (use only 1¾ first)

Stir and dissolve sugar and instant yeast in 1¾ warm water. In a large bowl, mix flour and salt, pour in sugar-yeast solution. Knead until smooth and not sticky at your fingers. If necessary, add warm water or flour to perform smooth dough, but do it carefully. Cover with plastic film or a napkin and rest about 45minutes.

Ingredients II (filling):
• 2 large onions, finely chopped
• ± 200 g of ground beef
• 1 teaspoon cumin powder
• 1 teaspoon white pepper powder
• 1 ¼ tsp salt or to taste
• ⅓ cup water
• Butter to spread

Mix all stuffing ingredients (except butter). Set aside.

Take the dough, divide into 8 parts. Roll thin with a rolling pin ± 25 cm in diameter. Spread the stuffing ingredients in half of the circle dough, fold into half circle and sea the side. Do same procedure to the remaining dough.

Bake in preheat oven at 180 ⁰C to until both surface turns golden brown. Or roasted over a wide griddle. Immediately basting with butter while it's hot.

Serve warm with salad and Ezme also ayran. Enjoy.



  1. Ooooh, this is a great idea! So good for lunch (even dinner) and so easy to prepare. Bookmarking this one! Thanks.

  2. is this kind of flatbread? i like flatbreads!

    1. yes Lena..this one kind of flat bread with filling :)

  3. citra, this reminds me of the Mexican quesadilla! except it is filled with cheese usually :). this looks delicious! :)


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