Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 35 mins
Cook 30 mins

Su boregi is a classic Turkish street food available at many borek shops. It is like mix between a pie and a lasagna. This recipe for a home version is from a friend of mine in Istanbul. I tweaked it a little bit.


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and oil a 16 inch round baking pan -- if this is not available use a 9X13 baking pan.
  2. Combine cheeses, onions, parsley, and one egg. Mix until this is smooth.
  3. Spread out a sheet of phyllo dough.
  4. Brush with olive oil. Top with another.
  5. On top the this spread some of the cheese mixture. Roll this up from the long side.
  6. In the baking pan coil the phyllo roll.
  7. Repeat the steps with the phyllo dough and cheese. Coil each roll around the central roll. You will be making one large spiral.
  8. Beat the remaining two eggs and pour this over the phyllo rolls. Pour the bottle of mineral water over this and put in the oven immediately.
  9. Bake for about 30 minutes, or until the top is dry, crisp, and golden brown.
Most Helpful

Hi, this isn't a Su Boregi, Su Boregi translates to Water Borek, the pastry should be moist on the inside and crispy on the outside, the pastry is sometimes boiled when assembling or is spread with a milk/egg mixture between layers. I've had Su Boregi quite a few times for breakfast<br/>when I've visited Turkey.

martycz May 31, 2013