Kelane is a traditional Kurdish stuffed fried flat bread. A very delicious thin bread. This bread is made in different countries such as Iran, Turkey, Afghanestn, Republic Azerbaijan. and referred to by different names. For example in Iran it’s called ‘ Kelane ‘ in Afghanestan is called ‘ Bolani ‘ .
Traditionally this wonderful bread is baked on a brick or stone griddle but nowadays, if you want to bake it at home, you can use a pan, like I baked Kelane in a dried pan and in serving time you put some butter on the bread. Kelane bread is not only a bread but also is a full healthy meal.
It’s made of flour and stuffed with herbs such as chives , spring onions and garlic. . They are out of this world. So so sooooo yummyyyyy. This bread is one of those goodies that you won’t stop eat it.
Ingredients for dough
- 3 cups all purpose flour
- 2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp vegetable oil
- 200ml water
- 300 g spring onions
- A bunch of coriander
- 1 clove of garlic
- 4 tbsp olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 tsp paprika
- 1 tsp cumin
In a bowl mix flour and salt. then add oil and mix together. Then slowly add water. Mix well. Using your hand and Knead it well for 3-4 minutes. Cover the dough with a kitchen towel and leave to rest the dough for half an hour.
Meanwhile, finely chop herbs and vegetables for filling. Add all spices, grated garlic and olive oil. . Mix ingredients together and set aside.
Once dough is ready, Divide it into 10 pieces or less ( you can keep the size of dough small or big as desired ). Take one piece of dough. Flat the dough with a rolling pin. Spread some of herbs in half of the dough and fold it ( as you see in the photos). Then with your hand or with a rolling pin, gently press it.
Heat a pan and spread a little bit oil. Place the dough in the pan. Spray some oil top of the dough and bake each side for 3 minutes.