Turkish Chicken Gozleme Recipe-Stuffed Spinach Chicken Bread
A savoury turkish flatbread that is stuffed with minced chicken and spinach leaves and flavoured with lots of spices. It will become your favourite complete meal that can be had on your Sunday Lunch or Dinner. You can also serve it along with a refreshing cocktail and salad by the side.
Turkish Chicken Gozleme Recipe a stuffed Spinach Chicken Bread is a delicious main course made in turkey. The dish is nothing but a stuffed homemade bread with spicy and flavourful minced chicken with chopped spinach.
Gozleme are generally a savoury Turkish flatbread which is filled in with lamb, spinach, feta and lots of fresh herbs. The filling is seasoned with lots of spice mix such as coriander powder, cumin powder, pepper powder and paprika powder.
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For the Bread
- 1/2 cup All Purpose Flour (Maida)
- 1/2 cup Whole Wheat Flour
- 1/4 cup Hung Curd (Greek Yogurt)
- Salt , to taste For the Stuffing
- 250 grams Chicken , minced
- 1 cup Spinach Leaves (Palak) , finely chopped
- 1 Onion , finely chopped
- 4 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
- 1 Tomatoes , finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon Cumin powder (Jeera)
- 1 tablespoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
- 1 1/2 teaspoon Paprika powder
- 1 teaspoon Black pepper powder
- 3 sprig Mint Leaves (Pudina) , chopped
- 10 sprig Spring Onion (Bulb & Greens) , chopped
- Salt , to taste
- 100 grams Feta Cheese , crumbled
How to make Turkish Chicken Gozleme Recipe-Stuffed Spinach Chicken Bread
To begin making the Turkish Chicken Gozleme Recipe, we will first knead the dough for the bread and keep it ready.
In a mixing bowl add all the flour, curd, salt to taste and knead well with little water to form a firm dough. Once done cover with a damp cloth and rest the dough.
Heat a skillet on medium heat with oil, add chopped garlic and saute till it softens. Add chopped onions and saute till they turn golden brown.
Add in tomatoes and sprinkle little salt and cook until the tomatoes turn mushy. At this stage add the minced chicken and add all the spice powders, paprika, cumin, coriander and pepper. Saute till the chicken is cooked. This will take about 3 to 4 minutes.
Once done add chopped spinach leaves and mint leaves to the chicken Gozleme mixture and saute till the leaves wilt and all the moisture is evaporated.
Check for seasonings and adjust if required. Once done turn off the heat and allow it to cool down.
Divide the dough the into 3 equal portions. Take one portion and flatten it on the rolling surface, dust it with some flour and roll it flat to thin circle.
Add the chicken stuffing in the centre, sprinkle the chopped spring onions and crumbled feta cheese on top.
Fold the dough from either side and seal it tightly so that it doesn’t open up. You will get a rectangular shaped flat stuffed bread - Chicken Gozleme.
Heat a flat skillet, place the Chicken Gozleme and toast it on either side for couple of minutes until you see the dough is getting partially cooked.
Drizzle oil on the Chicken Gozleme and cook till your notice brown spots on both sides. Once done, remove the Chicken Gozleme from the pan and serve hot.