Turkish Food and Drink Ideas
This is a recipe for a typical Turkish soup. Made from slightly unusual ingredients (to western tastes) it is still a soup worth trying at least once. Best served Hot.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide
- Whole Wheat - 2 cups
- Yogurt - 4 cups
- Chicken Stock - 4 cups
- Egg - 1
- Flour - 2 tbsp
- Salt to taste
- Ground Pepper - 2 tbsp
Take Wheat and soak in water for 8 hours. Drain the water. Place the yogurt in a sieve lined with cheesecloth and let the excess liquid drain out for a minimum of 5 to 6 hours, or overnight if possible.
Take a deep (soup) pan and add the chicken stock to it and boil the wheat in the chicken stock. On low heat cook for 1 hour. Once the wheat is cooked strain the soup using sieve.
In a frying pan add the yogurt, flour and egg and mix well. Cook on a low heat until it thickens. Add ½ cup of water and cook until the mixture gets boiled. Add this mixture to the soup and boil for 3-4 min and serve. Season with salt and pepper and garnish with chopped onions and sauces if desired.
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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide
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