(Turkish Buttermilk)




Yogurt 3 cups 750 g
Milk 2 cups 500 g
Water 3 cups 750 g
Salt 1 1/2 teaspoon 9 g


Place yogurt in a bowl. Beat with a fork or hand mixer until well blended. Add milk gradually, mixing well. Stir in  iced cold water. Add salt; mix well. Serve cold.

6 servings

Nutritive Value ( Approx. per serving):

Energy 90 cal
Protein 7.0 g
Fat 2.7 g
Carbohydrate 9.6 g
Calcium 248 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
Phosphorus194 mg
Zinc 1 mg
Sodium 710 mg
Vitamin A 190 iu
Thiamin (B1) 0.06 mg
Riboflavin (B2) 0.30 mg
Niacin 0.16 mg
Vitamin C 2 mg
Cholesterol     18 mg

Regional Characteristics :

      It is a very popular drink all over country. It is served with kebabs, koftes, meat dishes and pilaf asa beverage or it is just served as a refreshment during summer months. Amount of yogurt can be reduced 1/3 to cup per person for a thinner consistency. Only milk, or only water can be used as liquid. It should be always be served cold.

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