Baked buns with thyme-(Zahtar) and halloumi cheese

Baked buns with thyme-(Zahtar) and halloumi cheese

Ingredients for 3 to 4 persons:

Ingredients of dough:

  • 400 gr. flower
  • 75 ml. water
  • 125 ml. milk
  • 75 ml. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp. yogurt
  • 1 tbsp. instant yeast
  • 1 KL. baking powder
  • 1 kl. salt

Prepare the dough:

  1. Whisk the water, milk, sugar, yeast, baking powder and the yogurt  into the kitchen robot.
  2. Add 150 gr. flour and whisk for a few more minutes, cover with plastic foil and leave to rest for 10 min.
  3. After 10 min resting add the salt and the oil at whisk again and add the rest of the flour while whisking.
  4. Cover the dough with a damp kitchen cloth and let it rest for 10 min.

Ingredients of the filling:

For the cheese:
  • 180 gr. grated halloumi cheese
  • pinch of black sesame seeds
  • dash of Olive Olië


For the thyme-zahter:
  • 100 gr. thyme-zahterµr
  • 50 ml. Olive oil


  1. Sprinkle the workplace with a little flour and take a bit of dough and roll it open in thickness of 1 cm.
  2. Take a bowl or a metal ring and push circle out of the doug and do NOT place the dough on each other.
  3. Roll over the remaining dough around a deck, take the other half of the dough and roll open and press circles.
  4. You can still open the over-stayed dough and press circles again.
  5. Sprinkle the oven plate with a little flour and place the dough in circle form.
  6. Mix the black sesame seeds and the olive oil with the grated halloumi cheese.
  7. Divide the mixed cheese over the dough onto the oven plate into the preheated oven at 230 ° without hot air.
  8. Bake first on the bottom position for 4 to 5 min. then place the plate on the top position 2 to 3 min until it is golden brown.
  9. Mix for the thyme-zahter the thyme-zahtar with the olive oil and divide the mixed thyme-zahter on the dough and spread open with the spoon.
  10. Bake the dough with thyme-zahter in the same manner of the halloumi cheese.

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