Thursday, 13 June 2024
From the Heart of Konya: A Delectable Experience with

From the Heart of Konya: A Delectable Experience with "Calla" Meat Dish

If you're looking for a tasty and hearty meal while visiting Konya, be sure to try Calla! This traditional meat dish is made with succulent pieces of meat that are slowly simmered in a flavorful broth. The result is a tender and juicy dish that is sure to satisfy your taste buds. Whether you're a local resident or just passing through, Calla is a must-try dish that truly embodies the culinary spirit of Konya. So next time you're in the area, be sure to stop by a local restaurant and indulge in this delicious dish!


  • 1 kg oily rib bone
  • 3 cups of water
  • 10/15 plums
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 2 onions (finely chopped)
  • 1 dessertspoon of tomato paste
  • 2/3 green pepper (small chopped)
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1 dessertspoon of salt


Wash the meat, add boiling water over it and cook until tender. Score the plums and put them on the meat. Fry the onions with oil, put the peppers, tomatoes and tomato paste and turn upside down. Spread over the plum-covered meat. Add black pepper and salt, cover the lid, cook until the plums open. Put the meat by removing the plums and serve.