Recipe of Turkish Simit

Turkish simit (bagel) has become indispensable even in different cultures all over the world with its crispness and taste. Therefore, the recipe and ingredients of Turkish simit (bagel) are among the topics that many users are curious about. Homemade Turkish simit is just as delicious as those made in the bakery. Here are all the details about the Turkish simit recipe.

Ingredients of Turkish Simit


  • 4 cups of flour
  • 1 cup of warm water
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup of warm milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 packet of dry yeast
  • 1 tablespoon of granulated sugar


  • Half a cup of water
  • Half a teaspoon of molasses (preferably grape molasses)
  • 1 bowl of sesame

Recipe of Turkish Simit

First of all mix warm water, warm milk, granulated sugar, water and dry yeast in a deep bowl. Then add the egg to the mixture and gradually pour the flour. Add salt and knead for 10 minutes by hand or for 8 minutes at low speed in the machine. The dough should be soft and not sticky to the hand. After the dough is ready, cover it with a damp cloth. The dough should be fermented for 1 hour at room temperature. After 1 hour, divide the fermented dough into equal parts. Twist each piece into a roll and assemble it into a ring.

Mix molasses with water for topping. Roast the sesame, being careful not to burn them on low heat, and let them cool. Dip the bagels in water with molasses, and then sprinkle the sesame seeds liberally on top. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. After laying the baking paper on the tray, bake it for 25 – 30 minutes on average until it turns crispy. Simit Turkish is ready to eat. Enjoy your meal!

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