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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Celery Stew with Lamb

(Kuzu Etli Terbiyeli Kereviz)

Celery Stew with Lamb
1 medium celery root, peeled and cut in bite sizes
1 1/2 or 2 cups water with 1/2 lemon juice
150 gr lamb, cut in cubes
1 cup hot water
1 small carrot, peeled, washed, sliced
2 tbsp butter
1 tbsp flour
Salt
Pepper
1 egg yolk

Garnish:
1 tbsp dill, chopped

Wash the celery pieces and soak using the 1 1/2 or 2 cups of water with lemon juice to prevent them from darkening.

Meanwhile cook the lamb cubes with their own juice. Then add 1 cup hot water and cook over low heat until the lamb pieces are tender. Then add the celery pieces with the 1 1/2 or 2 cups water with lemon juice, carrot, butter, flour, salt and pepper, stir. Cover and cook for about 20 minutes on medium heat until the celery pieces are softened.

Whisk the egg yolk in a small bowl. Take a ladle of juice of the dish and blend well with the egg. Slowly pour this mixture into the pot while stirring. Cover the lid and simmer for about 3-4 minutes. Sprinkle some dill all over and serve.

2-3 servings.

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10 Comments:

At 2:04 PM, Anonymous Gulsevil said...

That looks very good! I will try that ASAP. Love eveything with "terbiye" :)

 
At 2:09 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

This looks like an awesome recipe.

I might give it ago eventually.

Thanks

Amy

 
At 8:44 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Made it and it was great!

 
At 5:03 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Is the Celery Stew with Lamb filling enough for a main dish? Also, would it taste alright as a meal with Ramadan pide, Fried Egglplant with cheese, and a Chocolate Pear Pie or Baklava? My family is soon hosting a themed dinner party and were thinking of doing turkish food. Would these meal ideas be ok? THANKS BINNUR

 
At 7:56 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

Hi,
Sure, It is a perfectly balanced meal idea, go for it:)
Have fun,

 
At 10:37 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks Binnur. The advice will really help. Hope to try some of your other recipes soon as well!
:-)

 
At 7:14 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

dear Binnur

your website looks great and i love to cook turkish food. i live in turkey but i never saw selery?
do they sell it here?? im from the netherlands and i used to eat it alot but i cant find it here

love
anna

 
At 4:02 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

Hi Anna:)
You can find Celery Root which is Kereviz in Turkish at every super market or any seller of fruits and vegetables or any open air market (bazaar) in Turkey.

 
At 2:57 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Binnur, I love your website! My husband and I love celery roots. Can I try this with chicken breast instead of lamb?

 
At 3:20 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

Hi,
Thank you:) Sure, you can:) You may use chicken broth instead of water.

 

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