Saturday, 11 July 2015

Yogurt Soup

Yogurt Soup
Yogurt soup  sometimes known as yayla çorbası, it is a meal of Turkish cuisine. This soup is cooked with a variety of herbs rice or chickpeas whatever is available... 

2 tbsp Rice
5 cups Water
3/4 cups Yogurt
1 Egg 
1 tbsp All purpose Flour
1 tbsp Butter
2 tsp Dried Mint OR 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh Mint
1/2 tsp Red chilli flakes
Salt to taste

Boil rice in 5 cups of water with salt until very, very soft. In a bowl,add egg and flour and whisk it well, then add yogurt and whisk it again. Add 1-2 tbsp water lighten up this mixture. Put the yogurt mix in a pot, cook it on very low flame to above curdling. Cook on low heat for approximately 15 minutes and keep stirring. Slowly pour in rice along with water into the soup. Keep stirring. First let the soup boil on medium heat and then lower the flame, cook for another 10 minutes. Heat butter in a pan. Once it sizzles, add mint and chilli flakes, stir for few seconds. Pour it into the soup. Serve it hot. 

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