Turkish flatbreads aka gözleme is the best thing you can eat for breakfast! If you like pastry, bet gözleme will be your favorite food with its many varieties.


For the pastry

  • 3 cups all purpose flour (400gr)
  • half cup of virgin olive oil (melted butter or veggie oil can be used)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp sugar (optional)
  • 1 and a half cup of water (as much as the dough can take)

For the filling:
there are lots of options but trust me, patato and pastry goes really well

  • 3 boiled potatoes
  • 1 finely choped onion
  • Shredded cheese (optional)
  • 1 tsp of black papper, salt, cumin, paprika
  • ½ tsp allspice (optional)
  • 1 tbsp any oil
  1. Combine flour, oil, salt and water in a bowl. (The amount of water you add depends on the quality and brand of flour, so you can add the water little by little.)
  2. Knead the dough until it’s smooth. Dough should be a pliable, smooth, not sticky.
  3. Cover it for 15 minutes to rest. (If you do this step, it will be easier to shape.)
  4. Sprinkle flour on the work surface to prevent sticking.
  5. Cut the dough into equal pieces.
  6. Roll out them into rectangles and let it rest.
  7. Sautee chopped onions until their color slightly turns gold.
  8. Add boiled and chopped onions, mix it regularly.
  9. Add all the spices and the cheese.
  10. Sautee continously for 3 minutes ıf the mixture sticks to the pan, add some milk.
  11. Cool it down before using it.
  12. Fill the dough and thin it with your hands. (Fold other side of pastry over to cover Filling. You can use water to seal it) It should look like a covered pizza.
  13. Cook both sides in a preheated pan on low heat.
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