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Tunisian Carrot naan bread or Mtabga

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Ingredients

  • For the dough:
  • * 2 cups flour or 500ml
  • * 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • * 1 tsp salt
  • * 1 packet of instant dry yeast
  • * 1 tbsp sugar
  • * 250ml of warm water
  • For the stuffing:
  • * 3 large carrots
  • * 1/2 grated onion
  • * Salt
  • tabel (coriander)
  • caraway
  • * Harissa and harrouss (dried chili paste in Oriental grocery shops)
  • * 3 tbsp olive oil

Details

servings 4
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 40mins
Cooking time 15mins
Cost Budget Friendly

Preparation

Step 1

Tunisian Carrot naan bread or Mtabga - Step 1

For the dough:
Mix flour with salt, dig a well and add the other ingredients. Knead the dough, let stand in warm place, after coated with olive oil

Step 2

Tunisian Carrot naan bread or Mtabga - Step 2

Peel carrots, cut into chunks and boil until perfectly cooked. Mash with a fork or pass them through a vegetable mill.
Add to the puree, the grated onion, salt, tabil and caraway, 1 tbls of harissa and 1/3 tbsp of Harouss, and mix with three tablespoons of olive oil. Set aside.

Step 3

Tunisian Carrot naan bread or Mtabga - Step 3

Take small balls of dough, depending on the size you want your flat cakes to be and spread thinly with the help of a little oil (not flour). Fill a cake, and cover with another dough disc. Repeat until all the batter is used.

Step 4

Tunisian Carrot naan bread or Mtabga - Step 4

Cook the patties 5 minutes per side in a pan without adding fat! You can enjoy these flat cakes hot or cold as a starter or dish with a salad!

Sometimes I make small portions for appetisers.

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