Binnur's Turkish Cookbook - Delicious, healthy and easy-to-make Ottoman & Turkish recipes

Monday, September 03, 2012


(┼×iveydiz - Gaziantep-Southeast Anatolia Region)

Fried Zucchini Salad
250 gr. lamb, cut in cubes
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1/2 + 1 cup warm water
1/2 cup chickpeas, canned, rinsed
4 fresh onions, only white part, cut in chunks
4 fresh garlic stalks, cut in chunks

Yogurt Sauce:
2 tbsp creamy yogurt
1 egg yolk
1 tbsp flour

Butter Mint Sauce:
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp dry mint

Saute the lamb cubes with olive oil until their colors turn to light brown. Add the 1/2 cup warm water and cook until the lambs are tender. Then add the chickpeas, 1 cup warm water, fresh onion, fresh garlic stalks, salt and pepper. Cover and cook until all the vegetables are tender at low heat. If it necessary add a little bit more hot water. Take out couple of spoon juice from the dish. Mix with the yogurt sauce. Then pour it back into the pot. Simmer for about 5-6 more minutes without the lid.

Place the butter in a small frying pan. When it begins spitting, stir in the mint and pour into the dish. Serve the Shiveydiz with Turkish Rice Pilaf.

2 servings.

Another Summer dish...before the season ends:)



At 3:36 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

A superb idea.must try one day!

At 10:52 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm cooking this recipe now. I used garlic cloves instead, so I hope to works. Will let u know how it goes. Thank you for your awesome recipe site. I love it.

At 10:31 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Merhaba Binnur, I left you a comment above and promised to tell you how it went,,, Well, I made the dish for my guests that evening and they loved it. It was a complete hit. I just doubled the ingredient amounts and fed everyone no left overs! I'm going to try the orange cake next for guests next weekend.
Inshallah you are well and I love your site.

At 10:42 AM, Blogger Binnur said...

Thank you:)


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