Nuriye Dessert

Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine

Nuriye Dessert (Nuriye Tatlısı)

Sugar1 1/2 cup270 gr
Water1 1/2 cup300 gr
Lemon juice2 teaspoon10 gr
Egg1 piece50 gr
Egg whites5 piece100 gr
Salt1/2 teaspoon3 gr
Flour3 4/5 cup425 gr
Walnuts (chopped)2 1/2 cup250 gr
Margarine2/3 cup130 gr
Starch1 cup110 gr
Milk1 cup200 gr
Whipping cream2/3 cup65 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 before serving.

Servings: 12

Nutritional Value
(in approximately one serving)

Energy513 cal
Protein10,7 g
Fat25 g
Carbohydrates61,5 g
Calcium64 mg
Iron1,48 mg
Phosphorus175 mg
Zinc2 mg
Sodium140 mg
Vitamin A400 iu
Thiamine0,12 mg
Riboflavin0,13 mg
Niacin059 mg
Vitamin C0 mg
Cholesterol129 mg

Regional Characteristics:
This recipe comes from Diyarbakır province.