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Kashk, kishk, qurt, qurut, chortan, aaruul is a range of dairy products used in cuisines of Turkic and Iranian peoples, as well as in Mongolia, Transcaucasia, and the Levant. Kashk is made from drained yogurt or drained sour milk by forming it and letting it dry. It can be made in a variety of forms, including rolled into balls, sliced into strips, and formed into chunks.

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Google previewThe Best Soups in the World (2011)

by Clifford A. Wright

Kashk is a thickened milk or yogurt product made from the whey left over from cheesemaking mixed with wheat flouror bulgur and fermented.Itis popular intheMiddle East and comes as a thick liquid orina dried powdered form.The liquid form is usedin this soup,and it can be approximated bymixing 2 cups of sour creamwith2 tablespoons of tahini, for alessauthentic taste. The socalled Persian chives, also used in Korean cooking, are simply thicker and heavierchives,and aresold mostly ...

Google previewSan Francisco Chef's Table (2013)

Extraordinary Recipes from the City by the Bay by Carolyn Jung

Note: Kashk is a thick, creamy liquid similar to whey or sour cream that is sold in Persian or Middle Eastern grocery stores. It adds more body and flavor to the dressing but is not vital to making it. Sumac is a shrub that grows in the Mediterranean. Its dark-red flowers are dried, then ground. The spice has a lovely tart flavor.

Google previewFood Culture in the Near East, Middle East, and North Africa (2004)

by Peter Heine

It is called kashk and is a kind of dried yogurt. Its production is complicated and can be done only in summertime in the dry ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Jewish Food (2010)

by Gil Marks

Kashk wastypically prepared during the summer, afterthe grainharvest, butwhiletherewas stilla surplusofmilk, as well as heat from the sun foraiding both fermentation and drying. Familiesset aside partoftheir harvest or purchased large amountsofwheat or barley,then coarselycracked someof it betweentwo rotatingstones. The crushed grain was slowly stirredinto warmed acidifiedwhey drainedfromsheep orgoat yogurtorcheesemaking, and thedoughy mixture wassalted and transferred ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Bedouins (2015)

by Muhammad Suwaed

Among the evacuees were the veteran Abu Kashk tribe, which lived near Petach Tikvah and maintained good relations with the Jewish colony.

Google previewA smaller Hindustani and English dictionary (1861)

by Duncan Forbes

kashk, barley broth ; a kind of dish made of wheat, ...

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Kashk o bademjoon

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Scrabble value of K5A1S1H4K5

The value of this 5-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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