Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine
Veteran's Halva (Gaziler Helvası)
|Butter or margarine||1 cup||200 gr|
|Flour||2 1/4 cup||250 gr|
|Almond (blanched)||1 2/3 cup||200 gr|
|Milk||5 cup||1 kg|
|Sugar||1 2/3 cup||300 gr|
Brown flour and
almonds in melted butter in a saucepan until light brown stirring constantly.
Set aside. Scald milk. Add sugar into milk and stir until sugar is dissolved.
Stir milk gradually into flour mixture blending well. Simmer gently over very
low heat stirring constantly for 5 minutes longer. Remove from heat. Let stand
covered for 30 minutes before serving. Serve warm.
(in approximately one serving)
|Vitamin A||1361 iu|
|Vitamin C||0 mg|
It is served on
special days in Edirne.