Cheese Fatayer | How to make Cheese Fatayer

By Rita Arora  |  13th Sep 2016  |  
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About Cheese Fatayer Recipe

Cheese fatayer or cheese pies are popular arabic pastries. You find them in bakeries, school cafeterias, cafe and pastry shops. They make a great start of the day or a wonderful companion for the afternoon tea. These arabic cheese pastries are great portable snacks or impressive pastry appetizers if you make.

Cheese Fatayer is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Cheese Fatayer in your kitchen. This recipe requires 30 minutes for preparation and 15 minutes to cook. The Cheese Fatayer by Rita Arora has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Cheese Fatayer at home without any difficulty. Cheese Fatayer is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Cheese Fatayer would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Cheese Fatayer this weekend. Share your Cheese Fatayer cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Rita Arora for inputs. In case you have any queries for Cheese Fatayer you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Rita Arora. You can also rate the Cheese Fatayer and give feedback.

Cheese Fatayer

Ingredients to make Cheese Fatayer

  • 1/2 kg of pizza dough
  • 1/2 cup of crumbled feta
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • a dash of nutmeg
  • 1 tsp nigella seeds (optional)
  • 2 tbsp milk or butter to brush the fatayer

How to make Cheese Fatayer

  1. Defrost the pizza dough. Preheat your oven to 180 degree centigrade. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl combine the feta, mozzarella, parsley and nutmeg. Crush with a spoon to break down the chunks of feta. You almost want the mixture to look like a very thick paste.
  3. On a floured surface knead the dough until it is elastic. Roll into a log and cut into ten pieces.
  4. Roll each ball and set aside covered. Roll out each ball into an oval shape and place about 2 tablespoons of filling down the center of the dough.
  5. Fold over the top left of the dough over the filling and press down. Fold over the opposite side over the folded sided and pinch.
  6. Repeat the process at the bottom of the pastry. Brush with milk and place on parchment paper on cookie sheet. Sprinkle with nigella seeds.
  7. Repeat process until all fatayers have been made.Bake at 180°C for 10 - 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Reviews for Cheese Fatayer (2)

Vidya Shriram2 years ago


Sheeni Singh2 years ago

so cheesy! Love it