Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine
Kemal Pasha Desert (Kemal Paşa Tatlısı)
|Sugar||1 2/3 cup||300 gr|
|Water||2 cup||400 gr|
|Lemon juice||2 teaspoon||10 gr|
|Flour||1 2/3 cup||180 gr|
|Carbonate||1/2 teaspoon||1 gr|
|Egg||2 piece||100 gr|
|Margarine||5 tablespoon||50 gr|
|White cheese (unsalted)||5 matchbox||150 gr|
and set aside. Sift flour with soda in a bowl reserving 2 tablespoons. Make
a hole in center. Add sieved cheese, softened margarine reserving 1 tablespoon,
and eggs, blending thoroughly. Knead for 3-4 minutes to make a smooth and soft
dough. Divide into 18 pieces. Shape into balls with slightly floured hands.
Arrange on a greased baking pan. Bake in a moderate oven for 20 minutes or until
golden. Remove from oven. Drop into syrup and simmer for 15 minutes. Cool and
(in approximately one serving)
|Vitamin A||254 iu|
|Vitamin C||0 mg|
This dessert is
a speciality of the Aegean and Marmara regions. It is called "Kadı Helvası"
in Tekirdağ, meaning "Judge's Helva".