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Yufka-opening the dough.jpg
Type Pastry
Place of origin Turkey
Cookbook: Gözleme  Media: Gözleme
Traditional style tableside preparation of Gözleme in a restaurant near Antalya

Gözleme is a savoury traditional Turkish cuisine savoury pastry, made of hand-rolled dough leaves (yufka in Turkish) that is lightly brushed with butter and eggs, filled with various toppings, sealed, and cooked over a griddle called sac.

The name derives from the Turkish word göz meaning "compartment", in reference to the pocket of dough in which the various toppings are sealed and cooked.[citation needed]

Toppings for gözleme are numerous and vary by region and personal preference, and include a variety of meats like ground beef (kıymalı), sucuk or pastırma), vegetables (spinach, zucchini, eggplant, leek, chard, various peppers, onion, scallion, shallot, garlic), mushrooms (porcino, chanterelle, truffle), tubers (potatoes), cheeses (with peynirli) (çökelek, Turkish white cheese, lavaş, or kaşar), as well as eggs, and seasonal herbs (parsley) and spices.


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