Pirohu


Pirohu is another traditional Cypriot dish made from dough; beloved by both tourists and locals. A filling consisting of cottage cheese and dried mint is laid out on a dough rolled out in a thin layer. Next, this blank is covered with the second layer of dough and lightly pressed. Using a cup for Turkish coffee, the dough is cut into circles, trying to keep the filling in the center. Then pyroh boil in salted boiling water and served on the table with grated Halloumi.


Pirohu is made by the Cypriot women mainly in the winter season. It can be cooked fresh at the time or you can freeze it and it can be cooked quickly at busy times. It is a traditional dish that mostly the older generation cooks.