Cheese Halva

Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine

Cheese Halva (Peynir Helvası)

White Cheese (fresh, fatty)- -375 gr
Egg3 piece150 gr
Flour2/3 cup75 gr
Margarine4 tablespoon40 gr
Sugar2 cup360 gr


Sieve cheese into a saucepan. Beat in eggs one at a time, stirring until well blended. Cook over low heat for 2 minutes stirring constantly. Stir in flour gradually mixing well. Add melted butter. Cook over low heat for 15 minutes stirring constantly. Add sugar, stir and cook for 2 minutes. Serve.

Servings: 6

Nutritional Value
(in approximately one serving)

Energy559 cal
Protein14 g
Fat25 g
Carbohydrates69,5 g
Calcium227 mg
Iron0,7 mg
Phosphorus232 mg
Zinc2 mg
Sodium178 mg
Vitamin A263 iu
Thiamine0,03 mg
Riboflavin0,07 mg
Niacin0,15 mg
Vitamin C0 mg
Cholesterol150 mg

Regional Characteristics:

This recipe is from Tekirdağ province. It is produced and sold in stores in this area. Some people use starch instead of flour.