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Wild Mint Turnover

Plant used: Mentha Longifolia


  • 1 kg whole wheat flour sifted
  • 1-1.5 cups olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 750 g fresh wild mint leaves washed and drained well
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped and sauteed with olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice (optional)
  • Salt

Method of Preperation

  1. Mix mint with onion and lemon juice.
  2. Mix salt with the flour.
  3. Add water to flour, knead and form a smooth dough.
  4. Leave to rest at least for 30 minutes.
  5. Cut dough into small balls.
  6. On a lightly floured surface flatten each ball evenly with hands.
  7. Sprinkle each piece with oil on surface, fold.
  8. Let it rest for at least 10 minutes.
  9. Place about half tablespoon of fresh mint in center of each piece.
  10. Turn the sides of dough to form a triangle, seal well.
  11. Place on a slightly greased baking tray.
  12. Bake in a preheated oven at 175 °C (medium high) for 15 minutes until color becomes golden brown.
  13. Serve hot or cold with yoghurt.

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