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Konya Tiridi – Discover Turkish Food

As a matter of fact, there is no meat in the original meal of tirit. Obviously, since the Konya region loves meat dishes, they discovered a wonderful flavor by combining this dish with meat. Konya Tiridi may remind you of İskender at first glance, but it is really surprising that such a different flavor can be obtained with similar ingredients.

Materials of Konya Tiridi;

  • 500 grams of lamb
  • 500 grams of yogurt
  • 2 onions
  • 1 bunch of parsley
  • 1 toasted bread
  • 2 spoonful butter
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4-5 cloves of garlic
  • Salt
  • Black pepper

Preparation of Konya Tiridi;

  • Put the diced meat in a pot and fry it until the meat is tender.
  • After the broth is absorbed, add enough hot water and cumin to cover it by two fingers.
  • Cook the meat thoroughly in the pan.
  • Slice stale bread, harden slightly in the oven and cut into 2 cm squares and place on a serving plate.
  • Add the butter, salt and pepper to the pot 10 minutes before removing the boiled meat from the fire.
  • After 10 minutes, remove the pot from the heat. Pour over the bread with the broth.
  • Rub the chopped onions with salt and remove the bitterness.
  • Prepare the garlic yogurt in a separate bowl.
  • Spread the prepared garlic yogurt on the meat. Then put the onions on it.
  • Chop the parsley leaves and sprinkle over the onions and serve.

If you want to make a difference, you can make a new Konya Tiridi by using the meatballs you prepared instead of meat. The sauces are entirely up to your taste. Bon Appetit!

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Ece Nagihan

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