Pomegranate Sherbet (Nar Şerbeti)


Hello friends, today we have prepared a nice sherbet recipe for you. Turkish kitchen culture is very rich as it is covering the geographical area. The area contain to black sea kitchen culture, agean see kitchen culture, medeterian sea kitchen culture, mesopotamia culture and Anatolia kitchen culture. Şerbets are very important component of Turkish Kitchen Culture. But this rich kitchen culture disregarded şerbets for destroyed Ottoman Empire. Nowadays şerbets seldom supplies only during religion celebration supplies.  The sherbet culture of the Turks also comes from the Ottomans. In Turkish cuisine, liquids obtained from food and prepared with the addition of various nutrients according to their characteristics are called beverages. Various sherbets, syrups, ayran, compotes and fruit stew are indispensable for Turkish tables with their appetizing features.

Sherbet is called Scherbett in German, sorbetto in Italian, sorbet in French, sorbet-sherbet in English. The thick of the yeast, which is formed by dissolving sugar in water, is called syrup, and the watery one is called sherbet. These are either plain or mixed. It is not different from sugar water that is prepared in aqueous form. It is also called sugar syrup or sugar syrup. In another definition, sherbet is the diluted form of mixed syrups that are formed with the addition of sugar from various plants, flowers, fruits, roots, bark or seeds. Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi said, “My three favorite things in life are sky, bathhouse and sherbet”. The sherbets mentioned in Mevlana’s works are honey sherbet, rose water sherbet, sugar sherbet, grace sherbet, god sherbet, rose water sherbet, and the sherbets served at weddings are nardenk sherbet and pure sugar sherbet.  Serbet is very important in Turkish culture and there are many varieties. We will make pomegranate sherbet with you today.

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Pomegranate Sherbet

Delicious drink recipe
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 30 minutes
Keep in a fridge 2 hours
Total Time 3 hours 30 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine Turkish Cuisine
Servings 10 people
Calories 80 kcal


  • Stove
  • Pot
  • bowl


  • 2 kg pomegranate
  • 1.5 kg granulated sugar
  • 2 lemon
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 gr powdered cardamom
  • 1 litre pomegranate juice
  • 2 liters water


  • The pomegranates are washed and cut in half and the seeds are removed.
  • Add pomegranate, cardamom, cinnamon and sugar to a large pot and top it add enough water to cover.
  • It is boiled on low heat until it melts.
  • Squeeze the lemon juice, add sherbet and stir.
  • take off the stove and leave to cool.
  • Finally, pomegranate juice is added and mixed.
  • Filter and cool in the refrigerator. Cold serve makes.


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We shared a delicious and healthy sorbet recipe with you. The miraculous healing source of the pomegranate is incredibly beneficial to human health both inside and out. The peel of the pomegranate softens the skin and protects it from infections, the juice of the pomegranate is healing for many diseases, the pomegranate cleans the stomach, is good for ulcers, is very good for cough, strengthens the lungs, relieves constipation, relieves heart and stomach pains. You should try this recipe healthy drink recipe. We think that you like our sherbet recipes, which are rooted in Ottoman cuisine and an indispensable part of Turkish culture. Follow our page for more sherbet recipes. We are curious about your thoughts, please let us know in the comments whether you like it or not. See you in the next delicious recipe.

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