Saturday, 02 December 2023
Konya Cuisine; Bütümet (Middle)

Konya Cuisine; Bütümet (Middle)

Bütümet is a kind of meat dish. Bütümet (Middle) is prepared by scalding the forearm or rib of the sheep first and then frying it. Konya Bütümet / Konya Orta (middle) was registered by the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office on 27.10.2021 and received a geographical indication. Apart from rice with chickpeas, it can also be served on potato, eggplant or wedding pilaf.


  • 1 forearm or rib of sheep
  • 2 cups of chickpeas
  • Enough water
  • 1 dessertspoon of salt
  • 5 cups of milk
  • 1 cup of melted tail fat or butter
  • 2 cups of rice


Pour 1 bay leaf, 1 lemon slice and 1 tablespoon of vinegar into the meat and boil until tender. Take the boiled meat and put it on a strain. Let the meat rest on the strain for a while and then in the milk for 10 minutes. Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the meat in this oil. Serve on rice with chickpeas.