Sunday, January 6, 2013

Piyaz (a Turkish Salad) Türk Salata

Piyaz is a delicious and nutritious salad of Turkish cuisine. 


  • White beans (Navy beans/ Butter beans)        2 cup
  • Salt          to taste
  • Sumac       1/2 teaspoon
  • Onion chopped, rings     1/2 cup
  • Parsley chopped         1/4 cup
  • Green chillies chopped        2
  • Tomatoes finely diced        2
  • Eggs hard boiled quartered along length       3
  • Olive oil extra virgin      1 tablespoon
  • lemon juice      2 teaspoon

  • Soak beans for 6-8 hours, wash and drain.
  • Boil beans in enough water, add salt during boiling.
  • Cool and drain.
  • Now in a large bowl mix onion, parsley, sumac, green chillies with beans then remove in a serving dish.
  • Decorate with diced tomatoes and hard boiled eggs.
  • Sprinkle olive oil and lemon juice at top.
  • Delicious Piyaz salad is ready to serve.