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Koulouria Greek Street Food

Koulouria Greek Street Food

How to make koulouria, sesame and honey sweet bread - a traditional Greek food and one of the most ancient Greek recipes

30 March, 2012
Average: 2.2 (21 votes)


Dietary Consideration

serves for


total time

1 HR 10 MIN


All purpose flour
500 g, plain(125 g for kneading, so it doesn’t stick to your counter top)
7 g
300 ml, warm
2,5 g
5 ml
Extra virgin olive oil
50 ml
250 g, seeds


  • Preheat oven to 180°C.
  • In a large bowl, combine the flour, dry yeast, sea salt, honey and olive oil.
  • Knead to combine the ingredients.
  • Gradually add the water to make a dough.
  • Flour a clean work bench and knead the dough for 5 minutes.
  • Set the dough aside in a warm place for 30 minutes to proof.
  • Place the sesame seeds on a large plate or baking tray.
  • When the dough has doubled in size, divide it into 10 portions.
  • Roll each into thin sausage-like shapes about 40cm long.
  • Dip them in a tray filled with warm water.
  • Roll in the sesame seeds.
  • Press the ends firmly together to form a ring.
  • Place each one on a baking tray lined with baking paper.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.

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