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Turkish Delight

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Ingredients

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4 cups sugar- granulated
4 cups water- divided
2 tsp lemon juice
1 cup cornstarch
1 tsp tartar cream
1 tbsp rosewater
1 tsp food coloring- red

Nutritional information

2056
calories
516.79 g
carbohydrates
0.5 g
protein
1.05 g
fat
41 mg
sodium
3 mg
cholesterol

Turkish Delight

Features:
  • Veg
Cuisine:
    • 25 mins
    • Serves 4
    • Easy

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    Sugar is sweet, who doesn’t love sweet food? Turkish delight is a treat that delights you with an irresistible taste of sugar and good news, you can take it in as much quantity as you want. Even though it takes few hours to make, it is worth the wait. All you need to do is to follow the recipe and you can enjoy this goodness.

    Health Benefits

    Lemon is one of the ingredients of the recipe. It is reputed for its ability in strengthening the immune system of the body. Also, its antioxidant and antibacterial properties make its consumption healthy in no small measure. Additionally, it is rich in vitamin C as well.

    Consumption of this delicious recipe provides the body with protein, fat, potassium and magnesium in the right quantity the body wants.

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    How to make Turkish Delight

    • Heat a saucepan and boil 1 1/2 cups of water, sugar, lemon juice for 3 minutes or until sugar dissolves completely and set it aside.
    • Pour the remaining water in another saucepan, add cornstarch, tartar cream and mix for 5 minutes until starch dissolves thoroughly.
    • Heat the cornstarch saucepan and stir continually to make the mixture thick.
    • Stir in the sugar syrup, reduce the heat gradually until the candy changes to golden yellow and very thick in texture.
    • Add food coloring, remove from heat and cover it overnight.
    • Sprinkle a little sugar on the candy the following day and cut the Turkish delight to small squares. Serve immediately

    Trivia

    Humans, all over the world, have not got the courage to resist sugar. It was once called the white gold as it was expensive!

    Farida Najmi

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