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Hünkar beğendi

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Hünkar beğendi


For the meat

  • Place a pot over high heat and add the butter and the olive oil.
  • Coarsely chop the onion, the garlic, and add them to the pot. Add the cinnamon, the cumin, the sugar, and sauté.
  • Cut the meat into 3-4 cm pieces, add salt, pepper, flour, and mix until it is completely coated. Transfer to the pot and sauté until it is golden brown.
  • Add the tomato paste, sauté, and then add the canned tomatoes, the wine, and let it evaporate.
  • Add the water, cover with the lid, and simmer at medium-low heat for 1 ½ -2 hours.

For the eggplant puree

  • Place the eggplants over your gas stovetop or in a baking pan in the oven and roast them on the grill. Cook them until they are dehydrated and their flesh is tender.
  • Peel the eggplants and keep their flesh. Transfer to a food processor and add the lemon juice, pepper, salt, the honey, and process until pureed.
  • Place a pot over medium heat and add the butter. Let it melt.
  • Add the flour and whisk.
  • Add the milk in batches and whisk constantly until the mixture thickens.
  • As soon as it comes to a boil, remove from the heat, add the gruyere and mix until it melts.
  • Add the mashed eggplants and mix well.
  • Serve the meat with the eggplant puree, oregano, thyme and pepper.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
31 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
49 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
90 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
13 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
19 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
82 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
24 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
38 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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