The rind of pumpkin is pared and sliced. Pumpkin slices are placed in a steel cooker and sugar added on them. Pumpkin slices and sugar are kept in the cooker for a whole night. Steel cooker is placed on fire and pumpkin slices are cooked until they have a smooth surface. Cooked pumpkins are placed on a tray and cooked 10 minutes more in a 190 degree oven.
Tahina and walnuts are added when dessert is got cold.
Enjoy your dessert !
1 kg sugar
1 cup of tahina (sesame butter)
1 cup of crushed walnut
The main ingredients of this recipe are produced in Alanya.
This meal is a traditional dessert of Alanya.