Meat Fatayer

1h 30 min 6 servings

3 cups flour

½ cup LURPAK® unsalted butter, melted

½ tsp instant yeast

1 cup water

½ tsp salt

½ tsp sugar

For the Meat filling:

1 onion, finely chopped

250g minced meat

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

½  teaspoon salt

¼ tsp black pepper

1 tbsp pomegranate molasses

1/4 cup roasted pine nuts

Meat Fatayer


Mix the flour with sugar, yeast and salt. Then add the butter and mix well.

Pour in the water gradually until the dough forms. Knead the dough for about 5 minutes.

Grease a large bowl with butter and place the dough in it. Brush the top with some butter.

Cover the bowl and let it rest for 15 minutes.

To prepare the meat filling:

Melt the butter over medium heat and fry the onions.

Add the meat and fry. Add the spices and sauté for 2-3 minutes until well combined.

Sprinkle the work surface with flour and knead the dough.

Cut the dough into circles and spread one tablespoon of filling in the center of each dough.

Pinch in together 4 edges of the circle to form a square shape.

Brush all the fatayer with melted butter before putting in the oven. Bake in the preheated at 180°C oven for 15-20 minutes or until golden.

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