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Mekitsa: the Bulgarian fried bread recipe

Mekitsa: the Bulgarian fried bread recipe

The make up it’s a Bulgarian fried bread Similar to langos Hungarians, a fermented soft and golden to taste both sweet and salty. In the original preparation, the dough will be worked with the yoghurt and then fried; in our recipe we made the dough with flour, water, dry brewer’s yeast, sugar, olive oil and salt. The dough will then have to increase for at least 8 hours, before making the pancakes circle shape my fry them in hot oil until golden. Here’s how to make them: serve them instead of bread or fillings however you like.

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How to make Bulgarian fried bread

To prepare the yeast: mix in a bowl 100 ml of water, 100 g of flour, dry brewer’s yeast and sugar 1. Let stand for 30 minutes to activate the yeast.

Add the remaining flour, water, olive oil, and salt. Knead to mix the ingredients and have a smooth dough 2.

Cover the container with a towel and let it rise for 8 hours or overnight. 3.

Remove the gas from the dough and divide it into 4 balls. Cover them with plastic wrap and let them rest again. 4.

Roll out the bread by pressing with your fingers 5.

Fry it in hot oil on both sides until golden. 6.

Bulgarian fried bread is ready to serve 7.


You can keep the mekitza for 1 day maximum inside a paper food bag.

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