Pide Turkish with mince (Kiymali pide) is an authentic Turkish flatbread topped with ground lamb or beef mixed with peppers, onions and tomatoes.
Pide a.k.a Turkish pizza comes with various toppings/fillings. The most popular one is the minced lamb or beef version which is called "Kiymali pide" in Turkish.
Making these delicious flatbread is easy with few simple steps and tips to follow. Start with making the dough with water, sugar, yeast, salt and flour.
Let the dough rise in a warm place until it double the size up. Prepare the mince filling in meanwhile.
To make the mince filling, finely chop the vegetables and mix with chopped herbs, mince and spices. You can use food processor for chopping the vegetables.
Divide the pide dough into 4 equal pieces and turn them into balls.
Cover with cling film or a damp kitchen cloth and let it rest for another 10 minutes.
Roll out one of the dough balls into an oval shape 15 cm x 35 cm (about 6”x13”) size and ½ cm (0.2”) thickness.
Spread ¼ of the mince filling evenly over the dough, leaving a 1 ½ cm border at the edges. Fold the border over the filling and then pinch the top and bottom end together.
Repeat the same for the remaining 3 dough balls. Line 2 large baking trays with baking paper and then gently transfer 2 pides on each tray. Cook until golden and crispy in preheated oven.
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