vegetarian pastelas

Pastelas vegetarian Arabs

This week we bring you a vegetarian pastelas. Although more it is known the pastela like a cake, in some areas they are taken individually as we bring in this recipe.



  • time of filo
  • 200g chickpeas
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 30g water
  • 15g lemon juice
  • 20g sesame seeds
  • 70g AOVE (Extra Virgin Olive Oil) and a little cooking.
  • salt to taste
  • 70g sliced ​​mushrooms
  • 50g of chopped pistachios
  • 2-3 chopped dates
  • 50g goat cheese into pieces
  • Cinnamon for sprinkling
  • 1 cdita. Of flour
  • 4 cditas. of water




  1. In a food processor, we will introduce the washed and drained chickpeas, garlic clove, 30g water, lemon juice, sesame seeds, a pinch of salt and 70g of AOVE. Grind at maximum speed for 1 minute. reserve.
  2. In a frying pan, a medium-high, AOVE put a plover and when hot add the mushrooms. When the mushrooms begin to be cooked, add the goat cheese and stir well.
  3. Add the dates and pistachios and to the pan and mix to unify the flavors for a few 10 minutes at medium heat. Remove from pan and mixed with humus previously prepared and reserved.
  4. prepare the “glue” phyllo for mixing the flour with teaspoon 4 teaspoons water until there are no lumps.
  5. Extend pulp sheet edge and stayed with a rectangle of dough, that is to say, we cut 1/3 about the rectangle it is with blades will work. We catch sheet by sheet and we add portions of our mixture in the lower right corner and going to close triangles forming the dough with our “glue”. You can see how the whole process is in the video of our recipe for Samosas LENTEJAS as working in the same way.
  6. Once we have formed our triangles, There is only fry them in a pan and be ready our vegetarian tablets.


We encourage you to try, since the mixture of humus with mushroom, crunchy pistachio, goat cheese and little sweetness of the dátil is very good.


vegetarian pastelas


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