Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine
Semolina Halva with Cheese (Peynirli İrmik Helvası)
|Margarine||1/2 cup||100 gr|
|Semolina||1 1/2 cup||225 gr|
|Milk||3 cup||600 gr|
|Sugar||1 1/4 cup||225 gr|
|Soft cheese (unsalted and shredded)||- -||200 gr|
|Pistachionuts (chopped)||1 cup||110 gr|
in melted butter in a saucepan until ligtıt brown stircing constantly. Set aside.
Scald milk. Add sugar into milk and stir until sugar is dissolved. Add milk
into semolina mixing well. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and cover. Cook over very
low heat for 5 minutes. Remove lid and spread cheese over. Cover and cook over
very low heat until cheese melts. Stir and transfer into a serving dish. Sprinkle
with crushed pistachionuts. Serve warm.
(in approximately one serving)
|Vitamin A||586 iu|
|Vitamin C||0 mg|
This recipe is
from Gaziantep. As soon as fresh unsalted cheese is on the market, this from
of helva is served in every household through the whole town in the spring.