Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine
Orange Pudding (Portakal Peltesi)
|Orange peel (grated)||2 cup||10 gr|
|Orange juice||2 cup||400 gr|
|Starch||1/2 cup||55 gr|
|Water||2 cup||400 gr|
|Sugar||1 1/3 teaspoon||240 gr|
Rub orange rind
with 1 tablespoon sugar in a bowl until all flavor is extracted thoroughly.
Add 1 cup of water; stir. Place starch in a saucepan: Stir in rinsed extract
and water gradually blending well. Add orange juice and stir. Cook over low
heat for 5-6 minutes or until thickened; stirring constantly. Reduce heat. Add
sugar mixing well. Cook for 1 minute or until sugar is dissolved. Remove from
heat. Pour into individual dessert bowls or cups immediately. Serve chilled.
(in approximately one serving)
|Vitamin A||542 iu|
|Vitamin C||68 mg|
It was served in
the courts of the Sultans in old days. It is very simple and easy to prepare,
yet very much liked by many. Since protein content is very low it is good for
protein restricted diets.