Mrs Lenias Halloumi pies

Stephania Mitsides


Preparation Time:

60 min

Cooking Time:

45 min
Category:Breads & Doughs

Made with

Village Flour 1Kg
Plain Flour 1Kg


  • 2 village Halloumi (hard), cut into 2cm. cubes
  • 1 kg flour Mitsides Village flour(minus 1 glass)
  • 1 cup Mitsides Plain flour
  • 2-3 glasses of water
  • ¼ cup sunflower oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon dry yeast
  • 1 tablespoon dried mint
  • ½ teaspoon mastic
  • ½ teaspoon mahleb


1. In a large bowl mix the flour with the yeast, salt, sugar, mastic and mahleb. With your hands, form a hole in the mix, put the oil and water and knead. If you see that your dough sticks to the fingers you can add a little more flour.
2. Add the halloumi and mint and knead again. Shape into balls in the size of a big orange, and line on a baking tray. Push balls gently with your palm, cover and leave to rest for 1 hour.
3. Preheat the oven to 180⁰C. Bake halloumi pies for about about 45 minutes

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