Salep – Hot Turkish Drink
Salep is a quite a pleasant drink that’s best served hot and it’s great if you want something sweet to warm you up during the cold days.
- 250 ml Milk
- 1 tbsp Cornstarch
- 1 tbsp Sugar
- Place the milk, cornstarch (or rice flour) and sugar in a small pan and bring it to a boil while constantly stirring with a small whisk or a spoon.
- Cook the salep
- Once the mixture comes to a boil, reduce the heat to low and cook it for 40-60 seconds while stirring constantly and turn off the heat.
- Sprinkle some cinnamon.
- Pour the hot Salep in a cup, sprinkle some cinnamon on top and enjoy.
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