Homemade Turkish Simit

1 Simit 1 Cheese Please |

4.5 from 2 reviews

Crunchy street bread with an amazing flavor of roasted sesame seeds.




  1. Mix dry yeast with warm water and pour it on flour.
  2. Add salt and knead it until smooth and non-sticky.
  3. If it’s too tough, we your hands and keep kneading.
  4. Cover it with a piece of wet cloth and wait about 20 minutes.
  5. Roll it and make a log from it.
  6. Cut it into 14 pieces to make 7 simits.
  7. Roll two balls one by one and give them a thin and long sausage shape.
  8. Twist them around each other and seal their edges to make a circle.
  9. Repeat it for all dough balls.
  10. Mix water, grape molasses and flour.
  11. Heat oven at 420F/220C.
  12. Dip each simit dough first into molasses mixture and then sesame seeds.
  13. Place a baking paper on a tray.
  14. Put simit doughs on it and bake them about 20 minutes.
  15. Serve them with cheese, sliced tomato and cucumber.


Note: These ingredients make 7 simits.

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