Homemade lahmacun with minced lamb

10 persons | 50 minutes

Homemade lahmacun tastes no less delicious than the store-bought. Homemade thin yeast dough flat cakes, deliciously seasoned minced lamb and with a fresh topping of tomatoes, cucumbers and onions, a lahmacun tastes wonderfully appetizing and delicious.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 4 votes )
Homemade lahmacun with minced lamb
Homemade lahmacun with minced lamb

10 persons | 50 minutes

Homemade lahmacun tastes no less delicious than the store-bought. Homemade thin yeast dough flat cakes, deliciously seasoned minced lamb and with a fresh topping of tomatoes, cucumbers and onions, a lahmacun tastes wonderfully appetizing and delicious.

Rating: Ø 5 ( 4 votes )

Ingredients

Yeast dough

  • 1/2 cube of yeast
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 500 g flour
  • Salt, to taste

Toppings

  • 3 onions
  • 6 tomatoes
  • 2 peppers
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • parsley, to taste
  • 250g minced lamb
  • 100ml olive oil
  • 2 tbsp paprika
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • pepper, to taste
  • 2 pinches of chili flakes
  • 1 tsp paprika, sweet
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 2 red onions

Instructions

Prepare the yeast dough

  1. Dissolve the yeast in 10 ml of lukewarm water.
  2. Add the sugar and a pinch of salt.
  3. Gradually pour in 340 ml of water and sift the flour.
  4. Use the dough hook of the hand mixer to knead everything into a smooth dough.
  5. Cover the dough and let it rise in a warm place for approx. 45 minutes.
  6. Prepare the mince paste

    1. Peel the onions and grate them coarsely with 2 tomatoes.
    2. Chop the peppers very finely.
    3. Peel the garlic and chop finely with the parsley.
    4. Mix the minced lamb well with the oil, paprika and tomato paste.
    5. Add the grated onions with tomatoes, paprika, garlic and parsley.
    6. Season with salt and pepper.
    7. Season with thyme, cumin, chili and paprika powder.

    Prepare the lahmacun

    1. 4 Finely slice the tomatoes, cucumber and red onions.
    2. Divide the dough into 10 pieces.
    3. Roll out each piece on a floured work surface to a diameter of approx. 20 cm.
    4. Place the patties on a baking sheet lined with baking paper lined baking sheet l egen.
    5. Spread with the mince paste and bake in the preheated oven at 200 °C for about 10 minutes.
    6. Continue in the same way with the other pieces of dough.
    7. Top the baked flatbread with tomatoes, cucumbers and red onions and eat warm.
    8. Tzatziki can be served with the lahmacun.

Utensils

  • bowl
  • hand mixer with dough hook
  • knife
  • cutting board
  • grater
  • rolling pin
  • baking paper