Pourekia Recipe

Cypriot dessert made with pastry and a cottage cheese filling.

  • Preparation
    10mins
  • Cooking time
    4mins
  • Rest time
    0mn
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Ingredients
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  • For the pastry
  • Self raising flour : 200 g
  • Olive oil : 50 ml
  • Water : 40 ml
  • Fine salt : 1 pinch(es)
  • For the filling
  • Cottage cheese : 100 g
  • Dried mint : 5 g
  • Ground cinnamon : 1 Tsp
  • Icing sugar : 20 g
  • For the rest of the recipe
  • Whole egg(s) : 1 whole
  • Frying oil : 200 ml
Method
  • 1. FOR THE PASTRY

    Mix the flour, oil and salt in a machine with a dough hook, gradually add warm water until the mix starts to pull together and forms one piece, work with the machine for 5 minutes.
    Roll out to 5 millimeter thickness.

  • 2. FOR THE FILLING

    Combine all of the ingredients together in a bowl.

    Place a spoon full of the mix at spaced intervals down one side of the rolled pastry, brush with beaten egg and the fold over the other half of the pastry, cut into rings with a cutter a fry in a little oil till golden.

Chef's tip

«This mix can be also be made using grated haloumi cheese.»

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