Bagel Recipe ( Turkish Simit )


Hello dear friends ! Today, as a Turkish foods family, we will give you a delicious bagel recipe. Bagel is a food peculiar only to Turkish cuisine and has begun to be introduced all over the world. The history of this delicious food is based on Ottoman cuisine. Bagel , one of the palace foods in the Ottoman period, was produced in many bakehouses and consumed by most of the people. Now it is produced and consumed everywhere in Turkey very lovingly by everyone. Bagel is a food made by opening the yeast dough in a round ring shape and then putting it in water with molasses and covering it with sesame seeds and baking it in the oven. You can consume this taste, which everyone likes so much, alone or with cheese and tea for breakfast.

Bagel Recipe ( Turkish Simit )

Şerife Şakrak
Delicious bagel recipe for breakfast
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Fermentation 1 hour
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Turkish Cuisine
Servings 10 person
Calories 263 kcal


  • Oven
  • Baking Tray
  • Baking paper
  • Pan
  • 3 Bowl
  • Knife


For dough

  • 125 ml lukewarm milk
  • 1 glass of lukewarm water
  • 1 dessert spoon sugar
  • 1 packet of dry yeast
  • 1 dessert spoon salt
  • 65 ml oil
  • 4,5 glasses of flour

For syrup

  • 1 glass of water
  • 50 ml grape molasses
  • 1 glass of raw sesame seeds


  • Firstly , put the milk , water , oil , dry yeast ,sugar in a bowl and mix them
  • Then , add flour and salt and knead all the ingredients well
  • And , put the dough in a bowl and cover the bowl up and wait for 1 hour
  • Put the sesame in a pan and brown it
  • Divide the fermented dough into 20 pieces and roll them
  • Cover it up with a cloth and wait 5 minutes
  • Put the water and grape molasses in a bowl and mix it
  • Roll out each piece of the dough like a long stick with your hand
  • Hold the ends of two dough pieces and wrap together and connect the ends
  • Do the same with all dough pieces
  • Firstly , put the bagels in syrup and then sesame
  • Then , put them in a baking tray and bake it preheated 180 degree in oven for 20 minutes


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You usually buy it in bakeries or pastry shops. Or you can meet  with many bagel sellers on the streets in Turkey.  Don’t be surprised when you see a person who has a lot of bagels in a tray over their head. Because bagel sellers usually sell their bagels in this way. It attracts everyone with the smell of bagel , which is both satisfying and leaves a perfect effect on everyone with its taste. In addition, it has a satisfying feature. If you haven’t had breakfast, you can only eat 1 bagel and get enough.Usually it is not made by everyone because it is difficult to make. Most people prefer to buy it because it is very cheap. But if you are not anywhere to buy Turkish bagels, we recommend you to try the recipe we will give. Be sure that you will like this taste very much. Do not forget to write your thoughts in the comment section after you try it.

Enjoy your meal !

Şerife Şakrak

Hello friends ! I am şerife . I am 21 years old . I am a university student . My department is translation and interpreting.

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