Kuru Kayisi Hosafi (Apricot Hoshaf)
- Dried apricots 24 medium size 150 g
- Sugar 3/4 cup+ 2 1/2 tablespoons 180 g
- Water 6 cups 1 1/2 lt
Soak apricots in water overnight. Simmer insame liquid for 30 minutes in a saucepan. Add sugar. stir slowly until sugar is dissolved. Simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Cool. Serve chilled in individual bowls or cups.
It is a kind of compote served usually with pilaf or börek. Pruness and dried raisins can be used instead of apricots. It can be served with blacnhed almonds or pistachionuts.