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Turkish Yogurt Mint Soup

Thick, yogurt soup with very soft rice, mint and butter

Turkish Yogurt Mint Soup


1/4 cup rice
2 1/2 cups of water
2 1/2 cups of chicken stock
2 cups of plain yogurt
1 egg
2 tbsp flour
2 tbsp butter
2 tsp dried mint
1 tsp salt


  1. Boil rice in 5 cups of water with salt until very soft.
  2. In a bowl, beat the egg and flour well, and then add yogurt and mix. With 1-2 tbsp water lighten up this mixture.
  3. Put the yogurt mix in a pot and start cooking on very low. It's important that you start with low heat, otherwise yogurt would curdle.
  4. Give yogurt some time to get used to heat. Cook on low heat for approximately 15 minutes and keep stirring.
  5. Slowly pour in rice along with water into the soup, keep stirring.
  6. First let it boil on medium and then turn it down and cook for another 10 minutes.
  7. Heat butter in a pan. Once it sizzles, add mint flakes and stir for 20-30 seconds then pour it into soup.

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