Wedding Stew

Düğün Yahnisi

Preparation info

  • To Serve


    • Difficulty


Appears in

Nevin Halici's Turkish Cookbook

By Nevin Halici

Published 1989

  • About

Düğün yahnisi is the traditional dish to serve at wedding receptions.


  • 6 loin chops
  • 1 L/1 ¾ pints water
  • 50


Put the meat and water in a pan and bring to the boil. Skim off any scum and lift out the chops. Reserve the liquid.

Melt the butter and fry the chops on low heat for 2 minutes on each side, then return them to the liquid in the pan. In the butter left in the frying pan sweat the onions for 4 minutes, then add with the butter to the meat. Add the cinnamon and cloves, bring to the boil a