Sireki is made from cottage cheese with spices. They are eaten as an appetizer but can sometimes be served as a breakfast dish. It is easy to make with simple ingredients. Usually, they are shaped into cones and dried on the stone plate in a dry and warm place in the kitchen. The main ingredient in this recipe is cottage cheese which is a good source of protein.
They are popular to serve them with dry fruits around Christmas.
- 200 g cottage cheese
- salt to taste
- 1 tsp red pepper powder
- ½ tsp cumin powder or caraway seed powder
- 1 pinch of chilli powder
- Transfer the cottage cheese into a bowl and use a large fork to smash it well. Then mix well with all the spices.
- Knead everything well with your hands and form cone-shaped small balls.
- Transfer them into a plate and let them dry in a warm place.
- Serve with white wine.
Inspiration and adaptation: homemadeslovenianfood.blogspot.com, okusno.je
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