Prep 15 mins
Cook 8 mins
this the best turkish appetizer and so easy to make but make sure you have enough to go round very addictive.Is also made for breakfast. you can now buy ready made yufka in packets in all turkish shops (in the fridge)instead of phyllo pastry you will need 2 packets.
- 800 g phyllo pastry
- 30 grammes feta cheese
- 1 cup of finely chopped fresh curly-leaf parsley
- 1 cup water
- 1 large egg
- vegetable oil
- To begin, lay out the pastry cut into medium triangles, wash and chop the parsley. Put in a large mixing bowl add all the feta cheese and with a flork mash them together adding the whole egg. Mix well, then with a tea spoon scoop a large amount onto your cut pastry. At the largest end, roll once towards the top and fold the two sides in and continue to roll to the top. When done, wet two fingers with the water to stick down end. When finished preheat oil on low heat for around 20 seconds then add as your borek to the pan and fry till medium brown. Turn over making sure all sides are cooked. Take out a plate put 1 sheet of paper towel on it. When the borek is cooked place on the plate. Once you have cooked all the borek, place another sheet of paper towel on top. Wait 30 seconds then pat to remove excess oil then serve.
Well the name of the food is not "cicara". It is "sigara" borek. which means cigarette