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Cheesy Beef and Eggplant Gozleme

Cheesy Beef and Eggplant Gozleme

Crispy, cheesy, and golden charred gozleme stuffed with ground beef, eggplant, and mozzarella.

Cheesy Beef and Eggplant Gozleme

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Cheesy Beef and Eggplant Gozleme



  • 300g all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • a pinch of sea salt
  • 150-200 ml of water


  • 200g minced beef
  • 200g eggplant, chopped roughly
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/3 cup feta cheese
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook onion and garlic until fragrant, 1 minute. Add eggplant & beef, cook until brown. Add coriander, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper.
  2. Sift flour and salt into a large bowl. Add oil and yogurt, then gradually add water. Kneading the dough as you pour the water to form the soft dough.
  3. Turn the dough onto a lightly floured surface and knead for 7-10 minutes until smooth. Cover with a damp kitchen towel and let rest for 15 minutes.
  4. Divide the dough into 4 same-sized pieces and roll into a 35×25 cm rectangle.
  5. Spread one-quarter of the filling over half of each rectangle. Sprinkle with feta and mozzarella, then fold the dough to cover the filling. Press edges together to seal.
  6. Warm a barbecue plate or non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Brush lightly one side of each gozleme with olive oil. Cook for 2-3 minutes or until one side is golden. Brush uncooked side with oil, turn over and cook for another 2-3 minutes or until golden and crisp.
Cheesy Beef and Eggplant Gozleme

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