Sfiha Meat Pies

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 6-8
YIELD: 6-8 Pies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For Dough:Combine yeast, water and sugar and let sit for ten minutes.
  • Add olive oil.
  • Slowly add flour, half cup at a time until all combined, add a tsp of water if needed to combine dough.
  • Mix well meat, tomatoes, onion and spices.
  • Add yoghurt, sesame paste and pomegranate.
  • Mix all with fried pine nuts.
  • Add butter.
  • Divide dough into walnut size balls.
  • Roll between hand palms to smooth.
  • Roll out balls with a rolling pin to form 8 cm diameter circles.
  • Put one tbls of meat mixture on dough circle seeing that a cube is in each spoon.
  • Bring the edges up and press to make a square.
  • Arrange meat pastries in a tray brushed with butter.
  • Bake in a moderate heat oven at 350 for 30 minutes or till dough is golden and meat is cooked.
  • Serve hot with yogurt.
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