Meat pastry rolls recipe

Meat pastry rolls recipe

Meat pastry rolls recipe

Meat pastry rolls recipe

Ingredients

  • 3 cups all purpose plain flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 4 cups vegetable oil
  • 14 ounces finely minced meat
  • 3 onions, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • A dash of Lebanese ground 7 spices
  • 2 tablespoons shortening or butter
  • 2 tablespoons fried pine nuts
  • 1 tablespoon ground sumac
  • 1 tablespoon pomegranate thickened juice, if available

Instructions

  1. • Mix flour, egg, salt and water.
  2. • Knead well, until dough is firm.
  3. • Put vegetable oil in a deep tray.
  4. • Divide dough into small balls, walnut size.
  5. • Put them in the tray and make sure they are covered with oil.
  6. • Cover with a piece of texture and leave aside for 4 hours.
  7. • Fry onion in shortening until golden.
  8. • Add minced meat, allspice and salt and fry over medium heat for 15 minutes.
  9. • Stir, fried pine nuts, sumac and pomegranate juice into meat.
  10. • Preheat oven for half an hour before you put the pastries.
  11. • Put one dough ball on an oiled board and spread it using your finger-tips to form a very thin rectangle.
  12. • Fold to form half a rectangle, then fold from right to left.
  13. • Place 1 tablespoon of filling across one side of the squares.
  14. • Fold the other side to cover filling and press to close.
  15. • Arrange in an oven tray.
  16. • Bake at 200 degrees C for 30 minutes.
  17. • Serve hot or cold with yoghurt or salads.