Yogurt is one of the most typical foods in Turkish cuisine. Yogurt has been eaten in Turkey for as long as the country's culinary memory reaches. It's used as a sauce or to refine spicy dishes. Yogurt is made from goats, sheep's or cow's milk and mostly at home. A liter of milk is brought to a boil, simmered for 10 minutes and poured into a bowl. When it's cooled a tablespoon of yogurt is stirred into warm milk and added to the milk in the bowl. Turkish Yogurt should develop in 5 hours, so the bowl covered, wrapped in a cloth and stood in a warm place.
Ayran Turkish Yogurt Drink.
ingredients:Chill the yogurt and stir till smooth. Gradually add the iced water and salt. Beat in food combiner until frothy. Ayaran is very popular accompaniment to Turkish food.
- 5 cups yogurt
- 2 1/2 cups iced water
- 1 teaspoon salt