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Saturday, May 13, 2006

Haydari with Carrots

(Havuclu Haydari)

Haydari with Carrots
3-4 large carrots, peeled, grated
1-2 garlic cloves, sliced or minced
1/2 tsp mint
3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 cup Creamy (Strained) Yogurt
Salt
Pepper

Garnish:
Walnuts halves
Crushed red pepper (red pepper flakes)

Saute the garlic with olive oil, until the smell comes out. Immediately add grated carrots. Saute for 3-4 minutes at medium heat, stirring from time to time. Season with mint, some salt, pepper, stir. Then let it cool down. Mix it with creamy yogurt. Place in a service plate. Garnish with walnut halves and crushed red pepper. You can serve it with the toasted French baton bread or toasted pide slices.

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9 Comments:

At 1:24 AM, Blogger sedmikraska said...

i've been waiting for this one!! :-) thanks so much - i'll try the recipe tonight!

 
At 10:19 AM, Blogger Binnur said...

Hi Amy,
I posted for you:)

Sevgilerimle

 
At 8:54 AM, Blogger sedmikraska said...

this was great! since i didn't have a shredder, i just used my peeler - the carrot slices were long and linguini-like, but still delicious :-)

 
At 9:09 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

Dear Amy,
I liked a lot how you cut the carrots, the possibilities are
endless... I am glad you liked it:)

Sevgilerimle

 
At 4:50 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Binnurcugum,

How many servings is this recipe?

 
At 5:17 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

Merhaba,
I would say 4 servings is about right for this recipe:)

 
At 4:45 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hello, so many beautiful dip recipies on Your site!

 
At 9:57 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi Dear Binnur! didnt you think of arranging a category for dips and pastes on your great site? They are so beautiful and sometimes a bit hard to find...Greets!

 
At 10:34 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love this one, I know version with less yoghurt and more carrot which I use as a salad for dinner:)

 

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