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Tiganopsomo – The Greek version of fried bread

Tiganopsomo – The Greek version of fried bread

Delicious round packets of soft, golden shallow fried bread, wrapped around a rich, melting feta cheese filling that can be enjoyed as a starter or side to any savory dishes.
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Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: Feta Cheese, FlatBread, FriedBread
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Resting Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 4 pieces
Author: Renu Agrawal-Dongre


  • 1 1/4 Cup All purpose Flour
  • 1/2 tsp Salt (or to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 4 gm Active Dry yeast 1/2 tbsp
  • 1/2 cup Lukewarm water
  • 1/4 Cup olive oil
  • 200 g feta cheese crumbled
  • Vegetable oil for shallow frying


  • Add the flour into a large bowl and mix in the salt, sugar, yeast and pour in the olive oil.
  • Knead the dough by slowly incorporating the lukewarm water until the dough forms a smooth and elastic bowl. Let it rest for 30 minutes or so.
  • Divide the dough into equal size balls (around 4-6).  Roll them into circles of 4-6 inches in diameter as thinly as possible, but enough so that it does not tear. 
  • Spread feta cheese on one disc, and place the other on top of this. Seal the edges. One can make some designs using fork.
    Tiganopsomo – The Greek version of fried bread
  • Heat a pan and shallow fry it on both the sides until golden brown. You can use some oil for shallow frying.
  • Serve it while still warm.
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