14 Dishes that Show Turkish Cuisine is the Best
Turkish cuisine is one of the most popular cuisines in the world. It has enormous varieties of foods. Turkish cuisine is so rich that every part of Turkey has micro-kitchen. In this article, you will see 14 extremely delicious Turkish dishes which shows Turkish cuisine is the best in the planet. Caution: If you are hungry, do not continue. Eat something and come back again.
Easy to prepare nutritious Turkish dish Menemen
Menemen is a common food in Turkey. It is Turkish-Style scrambled eggs with tomatoes, onions, and chillies. It is popular because it is nutritious and delicious. Ingredients are easy to find and cheap.
Kebab is the most popular Turkish food all around the world. However, there are many types of the kebab. Adana Kebab is one of the delicious ones. Adana is a city located south of Turkey. The place is so popular with its delightful kebabs that minced kebab called with the name of the city; Adana kebab.
Ezogelin Çorbası – Lentil and Mint Soup
It is symbols of the Gaziantep Cuisine. The name Ali Nazik came when the Ottoman padishah Yavuz Sultan Selim visited Gaziantep in the 16th century. Grilled eggplants are pureed and mixed with the yoghurt and tendered with lamb stew. The padishah likes it so it is very scrumptious.
Yaprak Sarma is a vegan Turkish dish which is made of rolled grape vine leaves with special rice. It is an art form of dishes because each roll should be a finger size. If you want to cook it, there is a tip use olive oil. It is more popular with olive oil and named Zeytin Yağlı Yaprak Sarma.
Maltıhalı (Mercimekli) Köfte – Lentil Balls
Boiled and softened lentils are mixed with the bulgur grain. It includes onion, tomatoes, potatoes, and some herbs. The result is this delicious and healthy special Turkish dishes. You can serve it with salad and ayran.
İçli Köfte, kibbeh in Arabic, is filled meatball. Bulgur shells are filled with onion and meat fillings. Then, shells are closed and boiled or fried depend on your taste. It is very popular in the Middle East so there are many variations. It is time-consuming prepare it but the result worth it.
Hamsi Tava – Fried Anchovies
Anchovies known as Hamsi are very famous in the Black Sea region. Hamsi Tava is just one of the many delicious ways that anchovies are prepared and cooked in Turkey. There are Hamsi döner, Hamsi pilav(rice), soups, and many more dishes include this small fishes. There is even a dessert.
Döner kebab (turning kebab or rotating grilled meat) is also very well known Turkish dish. Authentic Turkish döner is made from lamb. The horizontally hung meat is grilled while rotating and cooked surface is sliced. It is served inside a wrap with salad or lay over the rice which is called pilav üstü döner. You can find it almost every big city outside of Turkey. It can be regarded as Turkish style fast-food.