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Sfi7a (Meat Pies) Dough & Filling by Roola.92
Combine flour, yeast, sugar and salt. Add oil, milk and water.
Use your hands to combine the dough and knead the mixture for five minutes
When the dough has a soft shine, cover the bowl with a tea towel and place it in a warm spot. A good place is near a sunlit window.
After an hour, the dough should be ready for use (it should rise until almost double in size) If not, place it in warmer environment and leave a little longer
Place the ground meat in a bowl and combine the vegetables, salt and pepper, tomato paste and oil the ground meat, mix well. The topping is ready.
Preheat oven to 430F (220C)
Prepare two large baking sheets with baking paper. Dust the bench top with a little flour.
Divide the dough into equal balls. Roll each of the balls out into a thin oval shape. Place each of the dough basis on the baking tray,
Add the beef filling to the dough, leaving a 1 1/2 cm border around the outside
Fold the border over the filling and pinch the top and bottom ends together.
Repeat the same steps until all the dough has enclosed filling.
Recommended: Beat an egg in a small bowl and mix it with 1 tbsp. olive oil. Brush the edges of dough with this mixture.
Bake the Sfi7a until golden brown.