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Chickpeas With Yoghurt (Şiveydiz)

The recipe for sivediz, a popular Turkish dish, uses typical ingredients, like chickpeas and yoghurt. It comes from a particularly tasty recipe unique to Gaziantep gastronomy. Some claim that sivediz has an inherent antibiotic effect, and people search for sivediz in April and May during the marvelous spring season.

Chickpeas With Yoghurt (Şiveydiz)

Recipe by Sema AynourCourse: Turkish FoodCuisine: TurkiyeDifficulty: Easy


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The popular Şiveydiz recipe is among the most cooked dishes in Gaziantep cuisine these months. You can immediately apply the Şiveydiz recipe, which is beneficial for your health and you must consume in April and May. It’s an antibiotic-rich meal with lots of garlic. One of the important features of Turkish cuisine is that many dishes are useful. There are many useful dishes on our site and in our articles. I recommend reading those articles. Try this dish, it’s practical and easy to use, it’s just as delicious.


  • 1/2 teaglass olive oil

  • 250 gram lamb cubed meat

  • 500 gram fresh garlic

  • 1 cup boiled chickpeas

  • 6 tablespoon strained yogurt

  • 1 egg yolk

  • salt

  • hot water


  • Soak the chickpeas the night before.
  • Drain and boil the next day and set aside for later use.
  • Put the lamb meat in the pot.
  • Cook in water to cover a little, until the meat is tender.
  • Add olive oil and continue cooking.
  • Chop the white parts of the fresh garlic into three fingers thick and transfer it to the pot.
  • Add enough hot water to cover the ingredients and cook until the garlic softens.
  • Add the boiled chickpeas and cook for another 10 minutes.
  • Whisk the yoghurt, flour and egg yolk.
  • Warm it up by adding the water of the food little by little.
  • Warm it up by adding the water of the food little by little.
  • Slowly add the mixture to the pot and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat and add the salt.
  • Melt the butter in a small pan, add the mint and fry lightly.
  • Drizzle the mint oil over the dish and serve.

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