This is Middle East Cuisine – Lebanese snacks, they are bread -like pastries giled with variety of filling.
Fatayer stands at every corner in Kuwait, it’s very delicious & ma kids favorite too.
For Pastry :
3 cup flour
1 tbsp. Active dry yeast
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 large egg.
1/4 cup oil
1 cup warm milk.
1 tsp. Salt.
For Filling :
200 grm paneer cheese
1 tsp dry mint
1 large egg yolk ( for egg wssh)
In a bowl mix the paneer cheese with dry mint and set aside.
Place all the pastry ingredients in the mixer bowl, mix until the dough softens. Knead for 4 minutes until smooth.
Cover and keep in a warm place for 10 minutes until its size doubles.
Use a cookie sheet.
Roll the dough until 3 mm thick. Cut into 5 – 6 cm circles.
Place one tsp. of filling in the center of each circle. Close into a triangular shape.
Arrange the cheese fatayer in the cookie sheet, leaving space between each
Cover and leave 15 minutes to rest. Brush the egg wash only yolk.
Bake for 15 – 20 minutes until golden. Serve warm