Turkish Poppy Seed Katmer

Turkish Poppy Seed Katmer recipe for you today. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion

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  • Safed atta (Fine white flour) sifted 2 Cups
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste
  • Cooking oil 1 tbs
  • Water 1 Cup or as required
  • Cooking oil 1 tsp
  • Water as required
  • Khashkhash (Poppy seeds) 100g
  • Olive oil 1/3 Cup
  • Olive oil 1 tsp
  • Pista (Pistachio) crushed
  • Honey


In a bowl,add fine white flour,salt & mix well.

Add cooking oil,gradually add water & knead until dough is formed,grease with cooking oil,cover & let it rest for 20 minutes.

In a bowl,add water,poppy seeds,wash 2-3 times thoroughly,strain and discard water.

In a frying pan,add poppy seeds and dry roast on low flame until completely dries up (approx. 7-8 minutes) & let it cool.

In a spice mixer,add roasted poppy seeds & grind to make powder.

Take out in a bowl,add olive oil and mix well.Poppy seed paste is ready!

Knead dough again,sprinkle dry flour and divide into 3 equal parts.

Take one part and make a ball,sprinkle dry flour & roll out with the help of rolling pin (as thin as possible).

Add & spread poppy seed paste and start rolling the dough from one side & roll it completely.

Dust dry flour & twist the rolled dough into spiral shape then press & spread the twisted dough with the help of hands then roll out with the help of rolling pin (makes 3).

Heat griddle,place rolled dough,brush olive oil & cook on medium flame from both sides until golden brown.

Sprinkle crushed pistachios,drizzle honey & serve!

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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