29 May 2017

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Hello Everyone!

Have you tried our STALE BREAD TURKISH RAVIOLI – BAYAT EKMEK MANTISI recipe yet? Or admit it, were you too lazy to do it? What if I tell you can get the same taste with less effort? What if I add it’s been made with everyday ingredients in your kitchen and it’s even vegetarian? I can assume you will be excited about it. Stale bread Turkish ravioli will cease your Turkish ravioli cravings. You won’t even notice that there isn’t any meat in it. Just try it and you will love love love!


Turkish Food Chef
A delicious and easy turkish food recipe
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Rest for rising 1 hr
Total Time 40 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean, Turkish
Servings 4


For bread balls

  • 250 gr. / 9 oz. stale bread
  • 2 medium onion minced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 medium egg
  • 1/2 cup parsley
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Black pepper
  • Cumin
  • Red pepper flakes
  • Red pepper
  • Dried mint leaves
  • Thyme
  • Basil

For yogurt sauce

  • 5 tbsp. plain yogurt
  • Salt
  • 3 clove garlic optional

For dressing

  • 1 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • Dried mint leaves
  • Red pepper


  • Ground your 1 (250 gr. / 9 oz.) stale bread in your food processor and take it to a medium bowl.
  • Add your 2 minced medium onion, 2-3 cloves minced garlic, 1 medium egg, 1/2 cup parsley, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1/2 cup water, black pepper, cumin, red pepper flakes, red pepper, dried mint leaves, thyme, basil and start to knead.
  • Continue to knead your bread balls by adding water little by little until its consistency would be like meatball.
  • Pour some flour to a large tray. Make walnut size of balls from your bread mixture and align it to your floured tray. After finishing all the bread balls, shake your tray a little to cover all your bread balls with flour.
  • Heat some oil on your stove, fry your bread balls and take it on a plate
  • Pour your garlicky or not garlicky yogurt sauce on your fried bread balls
  • For the dressing, heat your 2 tbsp. olive oil on a little pan, add 1 tbsp. tomato paste, dried mint leaves, red pepper, stir a little without burning the sauce and pour it on your meal.


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