Saturday, 20 July 2024
A Taste of Konya: Dried Mulberry Compote

A Taste of Konya: Dried Mulberry Compote

Dried mulberry compote is a traditional dessert from Konya, known for its simplicity and rich, natural sweetness. Made with dried mulberries, water, sugar, and a touch of rosewater, this compote offers a refreshing and delightful taste of local flavors.

Dried mulberry compote is a delicious and healthy way to enjoy the flavor of mulberries.

Here's a recipe for dried mulberry compote from Konya:


  • 250 g mulberries 

  • 1 L. water 

  • 150 gr sugar 

  • 1 tablespoon of rosewater


Take a handful of dried mulberries, put the rest in the pot and add the water.

Take it off the stove when it comes to boil.

Strain into a clean pot and remove the pulp.

Add sugar and stir until it melts.

Put it on the stove again and bring it to a boil. 

Add the dried mulberries and take the pot off the stove.

Let it cool for a while.

Add the rosewater to the cool compote and serve.