How to Make Lahmacun Turkish Pizza at Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

Lahmacun pronounced as “lahma’joun ‘ is derived from the Arabic word “lahma bi’ajeen” meaning “dough with meat.” Flatbreads or pizzas are one of the most delicious dishes. Lahmacun Turkish Pizza can be served as a lunch and dinner, a delightful dish loved by all.

One of my friends introduced Lahmacun Turkish Pizza to me when I visited her home. It was an incredible Lahmacun. The amalgamation of different spices, beef, peppers and tomato paste over flatbread made me crazy.

On my request, she shared the recipe for Lahmacun Turkish pizza with me. She also told me to squeeze fresh lemon juice over top, use fresh mint leaves or radish slices to make the dish more delicious. I did the same. It is one of the best things I have ever eaten.

It is quite easy to make Lahmacun Turkish pizza and serve your guests as well during the next party at your home. In this article, I will be sharing how to make Lahmacun Turkish pizza at home. Let’s check out the Lahmacun Turkish Pizza Recipe.

Ingredients required for Lahmacun Turkish Pizza

Ingredients Amount
Red pepper, cored, cut into chunks 1/2
Halved shallot 1
Peeled garlic cloves 2
Fresh Parsley leaves with stem 1/2 oz
Ground lamb or beef 7 oz
Smoked paprika1 tsp
Ground allspice 1 tsp
Ground cumin1/2 tsp
Aleppo style pepper 1/2 tsp
Ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp
Cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp
Salt 1/2 tsp
Tomato paste 4 tbsp
Extra virgin olive oil2 tbsp
Lemon wedges garnishing

How much time will it take?

Preparation time Cooking timeTotal time
20 minutes7 minutes 27 minutes

Lahmacun Turkish Pizza Recipe

Lahmacun Turkish Pizza recipe
  1. Take a large bowl of a food processor with blades.
  2. Put red peppers, shallot, garlic and parsley into it. Beat them.
  3. Now, ground lamb or beef is to be added to the prepared mixture.
  4. Sprinkle salt and spices over it.
  5. Next, pour in extra virgin olive oil and tomato paste.
  6. Beat and mix them well in the food processor’s bowl.
  7. Take two large baking sheets and line with parchment paper.
  8. Take the pizza dough and evenly divide it into 4 equal balls. It should be about 2 oz per ball.
  9. Arrange the balls on a floured surface, one ball at a time.
  10. Roll out the dough using a rolling pin. It should be made as thin as a disk with 8-9 inches in diameter.
  11. Now arrange Lahmacun. Place one flatbread disk on the prepared sheets. Spread 3-4 tablespoons of topping onto the dough and its edges. (you can reshape it ).
  12. Bake in a preheated oven (450 degrees F ) for about 5-7 minutes. Let the dough and meat cook properly.
  13. Repeat the steps 11-12 with the remaining dough.
  14. Take a little lemon and squeeze its juice over the top.
  15. Serve the Lahmacun hot.

Lahmacun Turkish Pizza Recipe Nutritional Information

Saturated fats 9.5 g
Total fats 19.5 g
Cholesterol93 mg
Sodium 874 mg
Dietary fiber 4.4 g
Sugars 4.3 g
Total carbohydrates 63 g
Proteins 35.90 g

How to Make Lahmacun Turkish Pizza at Home

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