Lahmacun -Turkish Pizza

Lahmacun – Turkish Pizza


25 g minced beef

1 onion finely diced

1/1/2 tsp salt

1 ½ tsp cinnamon

1 ½ tsp allspice

½ tsp chilli flakes

25 g chopped flat parsley

2 tbsp pomegranate molasses

1 ½ tsp sumac

3 tbsp tahini

25g pine nuts

2tbsp lemon juice


250 g flour

1 ½ tsp milk powder

½ tsp salt

2 tsp dried yeast

1 tsp sugar

60 ml light olive oil

1 med egg

100 ml lukewarm water


½ cucumber

2 tomatoes

Radishes sliced

½ red onion sliced

10 g parley chopped

1 tsp lemon juice

2 tbsp olive oil

Preheat oven to 210 c

Put flour milk powder, salt, yeast & sugar into a bowl & stir well to combine. Make a well in the centre & add egg & oil. Stir as you add the water. When dough comes together knead for about 3 min. Leave to double in size.

For topping mix all ingredients aside from tahini & pine nuts together.

Divide dough into 4 & roll into a thin disc. Put on baking tray & leave for 10 -15 min

Spread each disc with tahini and put topping put topping on top. Sprinkle with pine nuts and bake for 10 min. top with salad.

Prepared by:
Ivonne Nathan
Culinary Skills Teacher
Trade Skills and Vocational Learning
Canberra Institute of Technology

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