Dried Okra Soup

Kuru Bamya Çorbasi

Preparation info

  • To Serve

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Nevin Halici's Turkish Cookbook

By Nevin Halici

Published 1989

  • About

Tiny dried okra, strung like beads, can be seen in many provisions shops in Anatolia. They are used primarily to make this soup. Dried okra soup is particularly popular as a sour-tasting “interval” course in classic menus in Central Anatolia, especially in Konya. A typical Konya wedding menu consists of toyga (yoghurt soup); etli pilav (rice with meat); ırmik helvası (semolina pudding); then okra soup; followed by pilaf and zerde (a sweet rice dish with saffron) and hoşaf (dried fruit compo