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Vegan dishes

Dishes that are traditionally served vegan

Tartar balls made of bulgur, tomato paste, onion, garlic, parsley and spices. Make sure: no meat was used in the making

Cig Kofte

White bean soup in tomato sauce and spices. Make sure: no meat is added

Etsiz Kuru Fasulye

Green lentil stew made with onion, olive oil, flour, tomato paste, water, cumin and salt

Yesil Mercimek Yemegi

Red lentil patties made with bulgur, onion, tomato paste, green onion and local spices

Mercimek Koftesi

Bulgur salad with tomatoes, red peppers, green onions, parsley, tomato paste and local spices

Kısır

Chickpea stew with onion, peppers, tomatoes, olive oil and spices. Make sure: no meat is added

Etsiz Nohut Yemegi

Rice with short cut pasta (orzo), herbs and spices. Make sure: no butter is used

Pilav

Chickpea paste with tahini, garlic, lemon juice and spices

Hummus

Green Beans, tomatoes, tomato paste, garlic and onion

Taze Fasulye

Potato salad containing onion, olive oil, pepper, sumac, parsley and green onion

Patates Salatası

Stuffed vine leaves containing rice, spices, parsley and tomato paste. Make sure: not to order with meat

Zeytin Yaglı Yaprak

Stuffed peppers with rice, pine nuts, tomatoes, onion and local spices. Make sure: No meat is used

Zeytin Yaglı Yesil Biber Dolması

Stuffed eggplant with tomatoes rice, nuts, onion and local spices. Make sure: no meat is used

Patlıcan Dolmas

Artichoke dish filled with carrots, peas, lemon juice, olive oil, sugar, fresh dill

Zeytinyaglı Enginar

Mixed vegetables stew with tomatoes, zucchini, eggplants, potatoes and onion in tomato sauce and spices

Turlu

Potato balls made with parsley, spices and green onion

Patates Koftesi

Green pea stew with tomatoes, green peppers, potato, olive oil, tomato sauce and parsley

Bezelye Yemegi

Beans cooked in olive oil with onions and dill. Make sure: no yogurt is added

Zeytin Yaglı Bakla

Leeks cooked in olive oil with carrots and onions, served with white rice

Zeytin Yaglı Pırasa

Grain pudding/ porridge with dried fruits and pomegranate

Asure/Ashure

Dishes that can be Veganized

Dishes that are not vegan by default, but can be made so, by asking to remove or change part of the ingredients.

A mixture of vegetables such as pepper, tomatoes and garlic with egg. To veganize: ask for no egg or cheese

Menemen

Green bean sauteed with eggs, onion, tomatoes and spices. To veganize: ask for no egg

Yumurtalı Fasulye Kavurması

Cooked spinach with potatoes, onion, tomato paste topped with yogurt. To veganize: ask for no yogurt

Etsiz Ispanak Yemegi

Dishes that are not vegan, but appear to be.

Dishes that might look vegan, but contain animal products.

Lentil and tomato soup, is usually made with butter

Mercimek Corbası

Sweet Kataifi dessert, commonly made with cheese

Kunefe

Tomato soup made with yogurt

Tarhana Soup

Filo dough with nuts sweets commonly made with butter and honey

Baklava

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