Sample Dishes from Turkish Cuisine
Wedding Soup (Düğün
|Lamb with bone||- -||500 gr|
|Water||6 cup||1200 gr|
|Salt||2 teaspoon||12 gr|
|Flour||1/3 cup||35 gr|
|Egg||1 piece||50 gr|
|Lemon juice||2 tablespoon||20 gr|
|Margarine||1 1/2 tablespoon||15 gr|
|Red pepper||1/2 teaspoon||1 gr|
Simmer meat in
4 cups of water in a large saucepan until tender. Remove from liquid; drain.
Bone and dice. Stir in liquid. Add 1 cup of hot water. Season with salt. Cover
and simmer gently. Combine beaten egg, lemon juice and flour, mixing well. Add
1 cup of cold water; stir. Blend in broth gradually stirring constantly. Simmer
gently for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat. Melt margarine in a skillet. Add red
pepper stir. Sprinkle over soup. Serve hot.
(in approximately one serving)
|Vitamin A||90 iu|
|Vitamin C||1 mg|
It was served
to guests during wedding ceremonies which lasted for days and nights. For
this reason it is called "Wedding Soup".