Cuisine: Turkish
Author: Clifford A. Wright
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 50 mins
Total time: 1 hour
  • 1 pound mantı
  • 2 cups chicken or beef broth
  • 4 large garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 quart full-fat plain yogurt, at room temperature
  • ¼ cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Grease a baking pan and arrange the mantı on the bottom in a single layer. Bake, uncovered, until golden, about 25 minutes. Pour in the broth and continue cooking for another 15 minutes without turning.
  3. In a mortar, pound the garlic and salt together until mushy. Stir into the yogurt and continue stirring until creamy. Melt the butter in a small pan, then stir in the cayenne and paprika. Pour the yogurt over the wontons, drizzle the melted butter on top, and serve.
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