Lahmacun or lahmajun Turkish: lahmacun; Armenian: լահմաջուն lahmaǰun or լահմաջո lahmaǰo; from Arabic: لحم عجين, lahm ʿajīn, short for لحم بعجين, lahm biʿajīn, "meat with dough") is a round, thin piece of dough topped with minced meat (most commonly beef and lamb) and minced vegetables and herbs including onions, tomatoes and parsley, then baked. Lahmajun is often served sprinkled with lemon juice and wrapped around vegetables, including pickles, tomatoes, peppers, onions, lettuce, and roasted eggplant; a typical variant employs kebab meat or sauces. It comes from Armenia.
- ^ Basan, Ghillie (1997). Classic Turkish Cookery. Tauris Parke Books. p. 95. ISBN 1-86064-011-7.