Turkish-Cypriot Cuisine
North Cyprus  
 


Desserts
 

Sütlaç (Rice Pudding)

  Serves 4
   
  This is a delicious, light dessert enjoyed in the warmer weathers or after a rich meal of meat dishes or fried fish. 
   
   Ingredients 
  • 1 litre milk
  • 250 grams sugar
  • 100 grams rice
  • 1 tablespoon of rice flour
  • 3 - 4 teaspoons of vanilla sugar
  Preparation

First, wash the rice in cold water. Then boil rice in water, enough to cover rice with. When rice expands, take off heat, drain rice and mix in milk.

Place rice and milk on heat when mixture begins to boil add sugar and stir slightly. Simmer until rice is cooked (approximately 10 minutes). Make a paste of the rice flour with a little amount of water and stir into milk mixture and continue stirring. Allow to simmer for a little while longer. Take off heat and add vanilla sugar. Pour Sütlaç into individual bowls and let cool. Sprinkle with cinnamon serve cold.

   
   
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References
 
  • Vegetarian dishes have been marked with sign
  • Albrecht, M. (1994), Turkish Cypriot and Mediterranean Cookery, Havellia Publishing, London.
  • Salaman, R., (1991), The Cooking of Greece and Turkey, Sainsbury Cookbooks, London.
  • Jemal, H., Cyprus Today, various.
  

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