Kuru Kayisi Hosafi

(Apricot Hoshaf)




Dried apricots 24 medium size 150 g
Sugar 3/4 cup+ 2 1/2 tablespoons 180 g
Water 6 cups 1 1/2 lt


Soak apricots in water overnight. Simmer insame liquid for 30 minutes in a saucepan. Add sugar. stir slowly until sugar is dissolved. Simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Cool. Serve chilled in individual bowls or cups.

6 servings

Nutritive Value (Approx. per serving) :

Energy 161 cal
Protein 1.3 g
Fat 0.1 g
Carbohydrate 41.5 g
Calcium 17 mg
Iron 1.40 mg
Phosphorus 27 mg
Zinc 0 mg
Sodium 7 mg
Vitamin A 2715 iu
Thiamin (B1) - mg
Riboflavin (B2) 0.04 mg
Niacin 0.83 mg
Vitamin C 3 mg
Cholesterol     0 mg

Regional Characteristics :

     It is a kind of compote served usually with pilaf or börek. Pruness and dried raisins can be used instead of apricots. It can be served with blacnhed almonds or pistachionuts.

Soups Meats Pilafs Chicken Vegetables Fishs Dolmas and Sarmas
Eggs Legumes Salads Dessert Hoshafs Beverages Böreks, Mantis and Çöreks