Arabaci Chicken Soup

Arabaci Çorbasi

Preparation info

  • To Serve

    6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Nevin Halici's Turkish Cookbook

By Nevin Halici

Published 1989

  • About

Arabacı is a winter dish from Konya in central Anatolia. During the long winter nights, families and neighbours entertain each other regularly, and on some of those occasions arabacı soup and pişmaniye (a particular kind of helva prepared by the male guests) are served. These gatherings are known as arabacı and pişmaniye evenings.

Everyone helps themselves from a tureen placed in the middle of the table, taking first a small dumpling in the spoon and then some soup, so that the two