Lebanese Spinach Triangle Pies Recipe

Lebanese Spinach Triangle Pies are delicious snacks that make a great party appetizer. Tossed and flavoured spinach along with few other ingredients are stuffed inside a pastry and later shaped cutely to form triangle pies. They are basically from Middle east.  Active dry yeast, Sugar, Lukewarm Water, All Purpose Flour (Maida), Salt, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Spinach, Onion, Feta Cheese, Pine nuts, Black pepper powder, All spice powder, Lemon juice, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Salt   For the dough 1 tablespoon Active dry yeast 1 teaspoon Sugar 1 cup Lukewarm Water 3 cups All Purpose Flour (Maida) 1 teaspoon Salt 3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil For the filling  3 cup Spinach , chopped  1 cup Onion , finely chopped  1/4 cup Feta Cheese 1/4 cup Pine nuts , or toasted chopped walnut  1 teaspoon Black pepper powder 1 teaspoon All spice powder 1/2 teaspoon Lemon juice 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil , + extra for brushing  Salt , to taste     15   30     To begin making the Lebanese Spinach Triangle Pies recipe, take warm water, oil, sugar and salt. Add yeast to it and whisk it well. Set aside to activate for about 10 minutes.Sieve all purpose flour in a mixing bowl. Now add the flour mixture to the yeast solution.Mix well and knead it to a soft pliable dough. Set aside to rest in a warm place for 1-2 hours. Later you will observe that the dough would have risen.The next step is to prepare the filling. In a heavy bottomed pan, add oil. Once its hot add onion and saute till it turns translucent. Add chopped spinach, salt and saute till the moisture from it has evaporated. Switch off and allow to cool. After cooling add pepper powder, all spice powder, lime juice, feta cheese and pine nuts. Mix everything well and stuffing is ready.Now to make triangle pies, preheat the oven to 190 C.Divide the dough into lemon sized sized balls. Roll out each piece into a circle. Add 1-2 tablespoons of stuffing.Bring three sides of the dough together to centre and seal the edges to make a triangle.Place the Spinach Triangle Pies on the baking sheets and generously brush with olive oil. Bake in the oven for 18-20 minutes, or until golden brown. Enjoy hot or warm.Serve Lebanese Spinach Triangle Pies along with Baba Ganoush Recipe (Roasted Eggplant Middle Eastern Dip) or any other chutney of your choice.