Bread in Yogurt Sauce


Preparation info
  • 4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Cuisine of Life: Recipes and Stories of the New Food Entrepreneurs of Turkey

By Center for International Private Enterprise

Published 2019

  • About

The main ingredient of the shafut is lahuh, a spongy pancake-like bread made of wheat or corn. (Similar to Ethiopian injera, but not as sour.) The bread is soaked with an herbed yogurt sauce, rendering the whole thing almost like a savory custard — it’s the perfect dish to eat in warm summer months, and a good way to use up leftover flatbread if you don’t have any lahuh. In some regions of Yemen, shafut is practically required when breaking the fast during Ramadan. You can even tell a famil