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Soup With Home-Made Noodles

Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine

Soup With Home-Made Noodles (Hamur Çorbası)

Green lentil1/3 cup60 gr
Water6 cup1200 gr
Onion1 medium size60 gr
Butter or margarine4 tablespoon40 gr
Tomato paste1 1/2 tablespoon15 gr
Salt2 teaspoon12 gr
Home-made flat noodles1/2 cup60 gr
Mint1 1/2 tablespoon2 gr


Soak green lentils overnight with 1 cup of water. Cook over low heat with remaining water for 35 minutes or until tender. Set aside. Saute finely chopped onion in margarine for 2-3 minutes. Add tomato paste; stir. Season with salt. Blend in lentils and noodles mixing well. Simmer for 15-20 minutes or until noodles are tender. Sprinkle with crushed mint before serving. Serve hot.

Servings: 6

Nutritional Value
(in approximately one serving)

Energy125 cal
Protein3,9 g
Fat5,7 g
Carbohydrates14,8 g
Calcium13 mg
Iron0,90 mg
Phosphorus60 mg
Zinc1 mg
Sodium787 mg
Vitamin A207 iu
Thiamine0,05 mg
Riboflavin0,05 mg
Niacin0,46 mg
Vitamin C1 mg
Cholesterol0 mg

Regional Characteristics:

The original recipe is taken from Nevşehir province. In Çorum province it is called "Erişte", meaning home-made flat noodles. In Tokat and Sinop it is called "Zegged Soup", in Isparta and Afyon provinces "Hanging Beard ". In some areas browned ground meat is added.