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Sfiha Pastry


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Sfiha Pastry Recipe, How To Make Sfiha Pastry Recipe

Sfiha Pastry famously known as 'Arab Pizza', originated from the Arabian Peninsula and Levant. Traditional sfiha are open-faced meat pies made with ground mutton.

These open-faced Arab meat pies are made with Arabic-styled dough. Some don’t mix yogurt into the dough, but I find it gives softness to it. The version I make at home for the filling is little different than all the ones you may read about.. Read More..

About Recipe

How to make Sfiha pastry

(30 ratings)
27 reviews so far
Prep time
15 mins
Cook time
30 mins
Total time
45 mins
Sfiha pastry
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Maida flour
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : June 20, 2018

Ingredients used in Sfiha pastry
• All-purpose flour (maida) - 1 cup.
• Minced lamb - 6 cup.
• Yogurt - 1 tablespoon.
• Coriander leaves - 1/4 cup.
• Mint leaves - half tablespoon.
• Tomato - 2 numbers.
• Onion - 1 number.
• Cinnamon powder - 1/4 tea spoon.
• All spice powder - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Pine nut - 1 tea spoon.
• Tahini sauce - 2 teaspoons.
• Milk - 1/4 cup.
• Olive oil - 2 tablespoon.
• Salt - to taste.
• Sugar - 1 tablespoon.
• Dry yeast - 3 grams.
• Pomegranate molasses or honey - 1 tablespoon.
• Chili powder - half tea spoon.
  • Take a bowl add dry east, water, salt, sugar, warm milk, olive oil, all purpose flour, mix it like a dough ferment for 40 minutes.
  • Give a knock back and roll the dough for further use.
  • Take bowl and add lamb mince, chili powder or paprika, all spicy powder, cinnamon powder, chopped onion, tomatoes, mint, coriander leaves, yogurt, pine nuts, tahini sauce, salt and mix it properly.
  • Then add honey and mix it again.
  • Take a ball of dough and using a rolling pin, roll them like round big sheet and using cutter cut it into small disc Put 1 tbsp of filling into the middle of the small disc.
  • Pinch the dough together around the base of the filling on opposite sides, then repeat on the remaining two sides. (As shown in video)
  • Brush them with olive oil and bake them in to oven for 200c for around 15 minutes.

Serve hot.

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manjusharron Posted on Wed May 15 2013

hi 1st one

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Kirti Desai Posted on Wed May 15 2013

Ya , I also have one request for 'Vindaloo'

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Luke Otter Posted on Wed May 15 2013

Be more grateful. He is giving all these recipes free of charge.

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Anjana Bafna Posted on Wed May 15 2013

U r awesome chef!!!!!! Where do u get so much energy from???

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roberta betti Posted on Wed May 15 2013

ciao dall'Italia!!

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Lilith Maryjoy Posted on Wed May 15 2013

What a great Pastry, dear Vahchef!! You had read my mind, because I was looking for this recipe to make Sfiha tomorrow for my son comming to visit me. I have already all the ingredients and I'm glad to follow your so special instructions. You are

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NK.Quadri Posted on Wed May 15 2013

Yummy recipe Vahchef! Love middle eastern cooking

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Arunima Singh Posted on Wed May 15 2013

Amazing recipe chef! <3

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nitya2910 Posted on Wed May 15 2013

vow! its soo easy n qick.....

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edgar k Posted on Thu May 16 2013

I guess.. from all the delicious food he prepares..

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Tropically Happy! Posted on Thu May 16 2013

SFIHA!!!!! Sanjay, you are out there my friend!!!!!!!

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81Skippy Posted on Thu May 16 2013

I wish I could taste one from your dish. It looks delicious!

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