Monday, 28 November 2022
Konya Cuisine; Sherbet Varieties

Konya Cuisine; Sherbet Varieties

Special sherbet varieties for Konya cuisine appeal to both the eye and the palate.

Basil Sherbet:

Ingredients

1 bunch of basil

8 cups of water

7 tablespoons of sugar

5-6 cloves of lemon salt

Half-squeezed lemon peels

Recipe

Wash the basil and divide them into several pieces with your hands. Put them in a jug, add boiling water and sugar. When the sugar melts, add the lemon salt and lemon peel, then let it cool. Put it in the fridge after cooling outside.  Add ice to the glass and serve.

Honey Sherbet:

Ingredients

6 cups of water

4 dessertspoons of honey

Recipe

Mix the honey and water. Strain with a clean cloth. Serve when cool.

Milk Sherbet with Honey:

Ingredients

4 cups of warm milk

4 teaspoons pure honey, filtered without melting

Recipe

Stir the milk until the honey melts. Strain with a clean cloth. Serve when cool.

Apple Sherbet:

Ingredients

2 kg green apples

1 kg granulated sugar

2 liters of water

2 cinnamon sticks

Grated peels of 2 apples

Recipe

Peel the apples cut them in half and put them into a deep saucepan. Add water, cinnamon, peels, and sugar. After boiling for about half an hour, take it off the stove. Strain in a thin cheesecloth or strainer, serve cold.

Rosewater Sherbet:

Ingredients

50 gr fragrant rose petals

150 gr sugar

5 cups of water

Recipe

Cut the white parts of the rose petals with scissors. Rub them with half of the sugar in a bowl. Leave it for 1 hour. Boil the water with the remaining sugar and take it off the stove. Add the rose petals when it is warm. When cool, strain with a clean cloth and serve cold.

Carob Sherbet:

Ingredients

1 kg Carob

4 liters of water

1 cup of molasses

Recipe

Clean the carob and mash it well. Put it in a large saucepan, add the water, mix well and boil. Take it from the fire, let it cool and strain. Add molasses to the strained water and sweeten. After resting the sherbet for one day, remove the clear water on it. Then serve.

Hurma Sherbet:

Ingredients

200 grams of dates

1 tea glass of granulated sugar

5 cups of water

1 teaspoon of cinnamon

Cloves (optional)

Recipe

Put the water in the pot and boil. Add the dates. Cook over low heat until they deform. Then add sugar and cook for another 5 minutes. Add cinnamon just before taking it off the stove. Press the dates with a spoon and crush them. Strain the mixture through a strainer or cheesecloth. Add water when cooled and serve.