Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine
Bean Stew with Meat (Etli Kuru Fasulye)
|Dry beans||¾ cups||300 grams|
|Water||5 cups||1 kg|
|Rough chopped meat (with the bones)||-||300 grams|
|Margarine||4 tablespoons||40 grams|
|Tomato paste||2 tablespoons||20 grams|
|Salt||1 2/3 teaspoons||10 grams|
|Red pepper||1 teaspoon||2 grams|
Wash the dry beans
and soak in 3 cups of water overnight. Transfer to pressure cooker. Peel the
onions, wash and chop finely and add to the beans, together with the meat, margarine,
tomato paste, salt and red pepper. Add the remaining water, stir and cook for
approximately 30 minutes.
(in approximately one serving)
|Vitamin A||244 iu|
|Vitamin C||1 mg|
It is cooked in
all regions of Turkey, particularly in winter. If no fresh meat is available,
dried meat is used. In some regions it is prepared without meat and it can also
be cooked by replacing the meat with finely choped tripe or with "pastırma".
It is served with bulgur pilaf and vegetable salad.