Turkish Appetizer Recipes: Haydari

Turkish Appetizer Recipes: Haydari Haydari*Thick Yogurt Spread Makes 2 Cups Yogurt that is drained this way -in Turkey it is done by hanging a cloth bundle of yogurt from a hook- is also called torba yoğurdu or “sack yogurt.” It keeps well in the refrigerator for up to one week. Ingredients: 6 cups plain yogurt3 … Read more

Turkish Okra with Olive Oil Recipe: Zeytinyağlı Bamya

Turkish Okra with Olive Oil Recipe Ingredients: 600 grams of okra1 medium onion3 large tomatoes5 tablespoons of olive oil½ tablespoon tomato paste½ tablespoon pepper pastejuice of ½ lemon1 teaspoonful pepper2 teaspoons1 cube sugar1.5 cups of hot water Method: Chop the peeled onions and tomatoes into small cubes.Using a knife, clean the heads of okra without … Read more

Turkish Şakşuka Recipe

Turkish Şakşuka Recipe Ingredients: 1 kg eggplant1 kg of ripe tomatoes3 cloves of garlicHalf a kg of yogurt1 teaspoon Sugar1 Coffee Cup Olive Oil1 teaspoon salt Method: Eggplants are peeled striped and divided into four in length, chopped two cm long, kept in plenty of salted water for 2 hours.Eggplants are strained, dried. Eggplants fried … Read more