Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Carrots in Yoghurt


This one of the favorites of our Turkish cooking classes. Carrots, walnuts and yoghurt are very good for your health and this is also yummy!
Ingredients ;
1/2 kg grated carrots
4 cloves of garlic crushed
1 cup thick yoghurt ( Greek Yoghurt or strained yoghurt)
1/4 cup walnuts cracked
1/4 tea spoon cinnamon (powder)
1/4 tea spoon cloves (powder)
1/2 tea spoon allspice
salt and pepper to taste
4 Spoons late harvest olive oil
2 Spoons walnut oil
4 Spoons early harvest olive oil





 Directions ;
Put late harvest olive oil in a pan and add grated carrots, crushed garlic, and walnuts stir fry them until the carrots start to change their colors about 6 -7 minutes, than add the spices, salt and pepper,
cook for 5 more minutes than add the walnut oil.
In a mixing bowl mix early harvest oliveoil with the yoghurt, when the carrot mixture cools slightly than add the yoghurt mixture and serve it topped with whole walnuts.
Afiyet Olsun, Bon apetite !