Turkish Yogurt Soup Recipe

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Turkish Yogurt Soup
  • Chef:
    Restaurant: Dedeman Hotel, Istanbul
  • Recipe Servings: 2
  • Cook Time:

A smooth soup made with yogurt, a little flour and some boiled rice. Tempered with the freshness of mint. This Turkish yogurt soup is also known as 'Yayla Çorbas'.

Ingredients of Turkish Yogurt Soup

  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 3 Tbsp flour
  • 1 egg
  • Rock salt, to taste
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 Tbsp boiled rice
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp chopped dry red bell pepper
  • A few fresh and dry mint leaves

How to Make Turkish Yogurt Soup

  1. Take a bowl and mix in flour, yogurt, salt, rock salt, egg and a little water. Keep aside.
  2. In a pan boil 2 cups of water and add the boiled rice. Pour in the yogurt mixture, stirring constantly to avoid any lumps.

  3. For tempering:
  4. Saute dry red bell pepper, fresh mint leaves and dry mint leaves in a tsp of olive oil.
  5. Pour the tempering over the soup and serve.