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Chebureki Recipe: Tatatrian Cuisine

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  • 4 cups of flour (800g)
  • 1 cup of warm water (200ml)
  • 2 teaspoons of salt
  • vegetable oil (for frying)

for Minced Meat Stuffing

  • 250-300 grams of lean ground beef
  • 1 onion
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • salt

for Cheese Stuffing

  • 2 cups of curd cheese and grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 onion
  • 1/2 bunch of parsley
  • salt
  • chili pepper
  • 1/4 cup of water

About Chebureki

Chebureki is a Tatar origin and one of Eskişehir’s (Turkey) famous flavors, although it is called “Raw Pastry”, it is actually fried in oil and completely cooked. In Tatars, “Che” means beautiful, delicious, and in some regions it is also known as “şır bureki”.

Chebureki; It is a traditional Crimean Tatar dish made by putting a mixture of minced meat, onion and spices in a rolled dough and frying in oil. … Under the influence of the 1860 Crimean War, immigrant Tatars were brought to Anatolia by migration. In Eskişehir Turkey, which took the most important part of this migration, it has become a part of the local cuisine.

Chebureki Recipe - Fried chebureki pastry
Chebureki Recipe – Fried chebureki pastry

Preparation of Chebureki Recipe

Start by kneading the dough for 8-10 minutes by adding flour, salt and water little by little in a large bowl. The dough should have the consistency of an earlobe. Since all-purpose flours absorb different amounts of water, it is important to add water gradually. You can add a little more or a little more water until the dough has consistency.

When the dough is no longer sticking to the hand at the end of the kneading process, cover it with a cloth and rest it on the edge for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, prepare the grout materials. Mix all the filling materials separately in one container.


Chebureki Recipe Preparation

Take meringues about the size of an egg (40-50g) from the dough you rested. Sprinkle the meringue with a little flour and roll it out to 23-25 ​​cm length. Prepare all the meringues and lay a clean cloth on them to prevent them from drying out. Add approximately 3 finger oil to the pan according to the size of the pan to be fried and heat it well.

Add a spoon of the filling half of the dough you want to the dough you opened and close it. Cut the dough in a semicircle with a pizza cutter and shave off the excess pieces and cover the dough. If you wish, you can shape it by crushing it with a fork and cover the edges completely so that the dough does not roll out while it is browning.

Chebureki Recipe Frying Doughs

Fry each side in hot oil for 2 minutes until golden yellow. Serve hot. Bon a Petit.