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Kidspot Kitchen

Gozleme recipe

This Turkish Gozleme recipe has both spinach and feta and lamb mince fillings. This is a super easy recipe. Find more on Kidspot, New Zealand's recipe finder.




  • 400g Greek style plain yoghurt
  • 500g self-raising flour
  • 4 tbsp olive oil

Spinach filling

  • 100g baby spinach
  • 200g feta cheese

Mince filling

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 500g lamb mince
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tin tomato puree
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes


Mince filling

In a frying pan, fry the lamb mince and make sure you break it into small lumps with a wooden spoon.

Add the garlic as it is browning and stir well.

Add the tomato paste and cook for 1 minute, then add the cumin, tomato puree and chilliflakes and stir. Cook for a further 2 mins and set aside.

Feta and spinach filling.

Pour boiling water over the spinach and then drain. Crumble feta up and stir through spinach.


Combine the yoghurt with the self-raising flour and knead on a floured board for 2-3 mins.

Cut into 8 portions. Cover with a damp tea towel until ready to use.


Roll each dough ball into a 25cm round and place 4 tablespoons of filling on one half. Fold dough round in half and press together the edges.

Heat a skillet, frying pan ot barbeque hotplate to medium heat and brush each Gozleme with olive oil. Cook on each side until golden "eyes" appear.

Serve with lemon wedges.


  • This recipe makes 8 Gozleme which is enough to hold 4 of each filling.
  • The lemon wedges are essential for this recipe.
  • This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder.

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