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Aegean side of Turkey is very popular with artichoke fields especially Urla and around and best artichoke comes from Yağcılar and Demircili Villages whıch is 5 miles south of Urla town. Here is very simple artichoke recipe which cooked in olive oil with potato and carrot. Artıichoke is very useful vegetable and Artichoke is one of the popular winter-season grown edible flower bud of the Mediterranean region known since ancient times for its medicinal and health benefiting qualities. Botanically it belongs within the thistle family of Asteraceae, of the genus; Cynara. Scientific name: Cyanara scolymus. Artichoke cleans the blood vessels and liver also throws toxic substances in body by urine. Here is step by step how to cook this very useful vegetable.

then add juice of orange and cook for 35 minutes under low heat

then add juice of orange and cook for 35 minutes under low heat

add the cleaned dill on top of the artichokes and cover wıth outer removed flowers.

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Artichokes in Olive Oil – Zeytınyağlı Enginar

Artichokes in Olive  Oil- Zeytınyağlı Enginar

Add tw glass of water and juıce of one lemon ın a cooking pan

Add two glass of water and juıce of one lemon ın a cooking pan

Peel the onion, potatoes and carrots then cut them small pieces and add in the cooking pan with lemon juice.

Then clean the outer hard bıt of artichoke flower stalks and cut them small pieces and add ın the cooking pan

Then clean the outer hard bıt of artichoke flower stalks and cut them small pieces and add ın the cooking pan

Artichokes in Olive  Oil- Zeytınyağlı Enginar

Artichokes in Olive  Oil- Zeytınyağlı Enginar

Artichokes in Olive  Oil- Zeytınyağlı Enginar

Artichokes in Olive  Oil- Zeytınyağlı Enginar

then remove the hard bit ın the middle of flowers

Artichokes in Olive  Oil- Zeytınyağlı Enginar

Then add all the cleaned artichoke flowers in the pan upside down

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