What is Yoghurt Chips “Tarhana”?
Tarhana is a traditional dry food with a history of more than 500 years which contains yoghurt, cracked wheat and thyme. Maraş tarhana is a cereal-based fermented, traditional and functional product with high nutritional value. It differs itself from other tarhana varieties in other regions with its unique features such as the production stages, taste, aroma, consumption style and storage conditions in the final proRead more
History of Yoghurt Chips “Tarhana”
The emergence of the tarhana dates back to the period of the Ottoman Sultan Yavuz Selim Han at the beginning of the 16th century. During the Dulkadiroğlu principality, Yavuz Sultan Selim started preparations for the needs of Ottoman’s army before the expedition to Egypt started. The Sina desert must be crossed to conquer Egypt. There was a need of special food to meet the needs of the army for weeks. The characterisRead more
How is Tarhana Produced?
The main ingredients are wheat and full-fat yogurt. Cracked wheat which is suitable for Tarhana is sorted, grounded and washed in the mill. The prepared cracked wheat is cooked and mixed continuously until it melts in boiled water. The boiled mixture is left to cool down (3-6 hours). Afterwards, full fat Yoghurt is added. Yoghurt and wheat are kneaded until a homogeneous mixture. Then it is left for fermentation (12Read more
How to Consume Tarhana?
Tarhana is consumed as a snack or soup throughout the year. Tarhana, which has a unique taste and aroma, can be consumed plain or with various dip sauces. Those who experience tarhana chips for the first time may find their taste different compared to other fried chips that contain chemical additives. However, after these people eat tarhana several times in different time periods, this protein and fiber source is 10Read more
Why is Tarhana a Unique Food?
Tarhana does not contain any preservatives or additives. Tarhana is not fried in oil. No trans-fat. With its 100% healthy and natural content, it is suitable for consumers of all ages. Source of protein. (19 g protein / 100 g tarhana) Source of dietary fiber. Feel full. (6.1 g fibre / 100 g tarhana) Naturally probiotic. Support your digestion. Strengthen your intestinal flora. It preserves its freshness at ambRead more
Maraş Tarhana Soup Recipe
Maraş Tarhana Soup Recipe (8 People ) Ingredients: 450 grams of Haşiroğlu tarhana, 6 litres of water 2 large cloves of garlic 2 teaspoons of salt For the sauce: 2 dessert spoons of dried mint 2 tablespoons of butter in light roasted whole pistachio kernels (on request) Preparation: Pour Haşiroğlu Çerezlik Tarhana into the pot, add 6 litres of water and cover the pot and wait for 1 hour for the tarhana toRead more