Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Food by Fatma #4: Murtabak

So, this is the recipe that I have promised you!! The video is also up on my You 
Tube channel. So you can go watch me 'mencanai' in action!!


Ingredients: makes 6 murtabak dough

300 gm pizza or bread flour
135 ml water
40 ml condensed milk
half tablespoon melted butter/ghee
1/2 tsp salt
half of one beaten egg

1. Mix wet ingredients together and give it a good whisk.
2. Using a paddle attachment on your mixer, mix the flour and the liqiud togther at speed 1 for 1 minute.
3. Let the dough rest for 20 minutes.
4. Change to a dough hook attachment, and knead at speed 2 for 10 minutes.
5. Dust the dough with flour and form a big smooth dough. Then, divide into 100g small dough.
6. Shape the ough into a round shape before oiling them. Make sure the bottom is smooth. 
7. Place in a muffin tin or a platter overnight.
8. The next day, fling or canai the dough on a well-oiled surface.
9. Place the flung dough on a fryer and pour the murtabak filling on the dough. Fold the corners to make a square shape.
10. Cook both sides until golden brown.


Ingredients: you can adjust the measurements according to what you want.

Chopped onions
Minced beef
Curry powder

1. Sweat the onion first iin oil. Then, mix in the beef and curry powder and cook it through. Season with salt and pepper.
2. When making a murtabak, spoon some of the beef for one murtbak and beat oone raw egg and mix with the beef. This will be the filling of your mutabak.

Pickled Onion


Red Onion (finely sliced)
Warm water

1. Dissolve the sugar well in warm water. Add some vinegar and then the onion. Make sure the onion is submerged. Taste to get the right flavour.

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