A cool and refreshing Turkish delicacy, this savoury smoothie is made with yoghurt and fresh greens and is perfect for a hot summer’s day.
curdled milk/yogurt (kefir)
½ a bunch
(a choice of spring onions, coriander, dill and spinach)
Finely cut the greens.
Cook the rice in boiling water for 5–7 minutes until soft.
Once soft remove from the stovetop.
Add the cut greens and cooked rice into a frying pan and add half glass of water.
Let the greens and rice stew on a low heat for 10–15 minutes.
Once stewed remove the mixture from the heat and let the mixture cool.
Blend the curdled milk/yogurt (kefir) and the water with a food mixer until smooth.
Add this to the cooled rice and greens and mix again.
Leave mixture to chill in the fridge for a minimum of 30 minutes and then serve cold.