Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine
Nuriye Dessert (Nuriye Tatlısı)
|Sugar||1 1/2 cup||270 gr|
|Water||1 1/2 cup||300 gr|
|Lemon juice||2 teaspoon||10 gr|
|Egg||1 piece||50 gr|
|Egg whites||5 piece||100 gr|
|Salt||1/2 teaspoon||3 gr|
|Flour||3 4/5 cup||425 gr|
|Walnuts (chopped)||2 1/2 cup||250 gr|
|Margarine||2/3 cup||130 gr|
|Starch||1 cup||110 gr|
|Milk||1 cup||200 gr|
|Whipping cream||2/3 cup||65 gr|
Place egg whites
and one egg into a mixer bowl. Add salt and water. Beat until frothy. Stir in
flour and blend well. Make a soft dough. Shape into walnut sized balls. Cover
with napkin. Let stand for 30 minutes. Roll each ball into a tissue thin pastry
with rolling pin. Sprinkle with starch each time while rolling a ball. Divide
pastry layers into half. Place fırst half in a well greased baking pan 22x22
cm (9x9 inch). Brush off starch while spreading. Sprinkle over with melted butter
every two sheets. Spread chopped walnuts over. Repeat same with remaining layers.
Brush top layer with cooled butter. Bake in a moderate oven until golden brown.
Remove from oven. Pour scalded milk over baked pastry. Cover immediately; cool.
Combine sugar and water in a saucepan. Stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved.
Boil gently for 5 minutes. Add lemon juice; stir. Boil for 1 minute. Pour over
cooled pastry. Cut into 5 cm (2 inch) squares. Top each piece with whipped cream
(in approximately one serving)
|Vitamin A||400 iu|
|Vitamin C||0 mg|
recipe comes from Diyarbakır province.