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Potato cigarette borek (patestesli sigara boregi)

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Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 15 minutes

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Serves 8

Traditional Turkish dish to eat with a cup of tea

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  • 4 medium potatoes
  • 1 medium onion
  • 250g feta cheese
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 0,5 tsp red pepper crushed
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp nigella seeds
  • 12 sheets of phyllo pastry


  1. Boil potatoes.

  2. Saute onions with butter.

  3. Add the boiled potatoes and all the ingredients except egg and seeds. Mix well.

  4. Line up 3 sheets of phyllo pastry. Put in filling. Roll up ends and add a little water to seal. Repeat the process.

  5. Brush egg yolk on the top and the sides of rolls. Sprinkle with nigella seeds.

  6. Cook at 190c for 15 mins until the top is golden.

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