Yufka pastry rolls

Hi amicə, how are you? Today I'm going to teach you how to make very simple yufka dough rolls that you can amaze everyone with! Of course, these rolls are also vegan and inside them I put:

Stuffing yufka dough rolls

As you can see, the ingredients for the filling of these rolls are also very simple. Of course you can use any vegetable for your filling. I recommend, however, that you keep the tofu. I am sure you will love these rolls!

What is yufka paste and where can you buy it?What is yufka paste and where can you buy it?

La yufka è la pasta fillo turca. It is a very fine and thin dough that has a whitish color. It is used to prepare the Börek or my Baklava. However, you can also use it to make savory pies. In this case you will simply use several layers of yufka dough for the base.

You can find this paste in any Turkish or Middle Eastern store. In most cases you will also be able to choose from several brands.

How to roll yufka dough rolls

As you can see from the photos below, my yufka dough already had a "triangular" shape. However, should you find a yufka dough of a different size, you can simply cut it into triangles.

Initially it may seem complicated to roll your rolls. I assure you that after making your first roll, you won't need this tutorial anymore! Follow the guide below to find out how to roll yufka dough rolls the easy way.

Now that you have all the information you need to prepare your rolls, I wish you lots of fun in the kitchen!

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Yufka rolls

Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Course: Aperitif, Appetizer, Lunch, Prime, Snack
Cuisine: vegan
Diet: Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: baked, rolls, vegan recipe
Servings: 7 rolls
Author: LuvveLovesFood
Cost: low


  • 7 yufka dough triangles
  • 5 handfuls fresh spinach
  • 1 large white onion roughly diced
  • 150 g tofu
  • 1/2 zucchini roughly cut
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • as needed salt & pepper
  • as needed sesame seeds
  • 2 Tbsp seeds oil


  • Turn on a frying pan and sauté the onion and garlic for a few minutes.
  • Add the tofu and zucchini and sauté until the zucchini and onions are wilted.
  • Add the spices and salt and mix with a ladle.
  • Add spinach and continue cooking until spinach is cooked.
  • Let the filling for your rolls cool. It will not have to be cold but at least room temperature.
  • Turn on the oven to 400°F on fan.
  • Form your rolls following the steps described in the post. Remember to use seed oil to seal the rolls well and sprinkle them with sesame seeds.
  • Let your rolls bake for 20-25 minutes or until they are nicely browned on the outside.

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