Ashe Maste

Persian Yogurt Soup with Meatballs

Preparation info
  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


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By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1992

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This classic Middle Eastern yogurt soup is bound with egg and (lour and must not boil or the yogurt will curdle. The turmeric tints the soup a lovely pale yellow, which is set off by the green of the mint and green onions and the brown of the meatballs. When pomegranates are in season I sprinkle a few of the jewellike red seeds on top. It makes a great presentation.

To make this soup your main meal, just add a few more meatballs, and serve with a salad and a little pita bread. Well,