Turkish cuisine is a luscious blend of flavors, herbs, spices, fresh vegetables, and meats developed over hundreds of years. Turkish foods get their roots and unique style from the history of the Ottoman Empire.
Lamb meat is the staple meat used in most dishes. However, beef and chicken are also used to prepare some delightful Turkish dishes. In this blog post, we will share a few exquisite Turkish dishes to tantalize your taste buds.
Iskender Kebab with Yogurt
Iskender kebab topped with yogurt is one of the most simple and classic versions of doner kebab. This Turkish dish is packed with tons of delicious flavors. This dish has a bed of pita bread and tomato sauce, loaded with flavorful doner kebab, which are thinly sliced pieces of lamb or beef meats. It is then again topped with tomato sauce accompanied by fresh yogurt and melted milk butter.
Lamb Shish Kebap
The Lamb Shish Kebap is another scrumptious Turkish dish. It is prepared with beautifully cut lamb pieces and marinated with a mixture of ingredients such as olive oil, lemon juice, cumin, smoked paprika, etc. After that, the pieces are delicately threaded on skewers and slowly cooked over an open fire. These heavenly delicious Shish Kebaps are served with a side of salad, bulger, rice, pita bread, grilled tomatoes, and peppers.
Beyti Sarma Kebap with Rice
Last but not least, Beyti Sarma Kebaps, served with rice, is an indispensable dish for your main meals. This Turkish dish is made with tender and flavorsome ground grilled meat wrapped in delicious warm flatbread and cut into small pieces. This delightful delicacy is then served with yogurt and rice in the middle, which is then topped with hot tomato sauce.
Turkish foods are loved globally. Hence, you can find Turkish Restaurants in many countries other than Turkey, like our very own Sultan Ahmet Turkish Cuisine in Canada.