Turpentine Coffee Recipe (Menengiç Kahvesi)


Hello dear friends ! Today , I will give you one of the coffee recipes that are indispensable part of Turkish cuisine. There are many different types of coffee , which is an indispensable part of Turkish people as well as Turkish cuisinie. One of them is turpentine coffee. Unlike other coffees , Turpentine coffee is a different type of coffee. Because it is not actually the coffe core , it is produced from the fruits of turpentine tree that grows in the Mediterranean and Southeastern Anatolia regions of Turkey. The fruits of this tree are first dried and then roasted and ground . After these processes , turpentine coffee is obtained. Another feature of turpentine coffee is that is one of the most beneficial drinks for health . İt is good for heart diseases , kidney diseases and many diseases such as cholesterol.

Making this healthy and delicious coffee is also very simple . İt does not require any manual skills. İts preparation is very similar to Turkish coffee. İt is cooked with water or milk just like Turkish coffee and served with Turkish delight and water . Turpentine coffee , one of the indispensable drinks for Turks, is one of the most suitable drinks to be served especially to special guests.

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Turpentine Coffee

Şerife Şakrak
The best delicious turpentine coffee recipe
4 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine Turkish Cuisine
Servings 2 person
Calories 30 kcal


  • Coffeepot
  • Spoon
  • 2 Coffee cups


  • 2 cup of milk ( or water)
  • 2 dessert spoon turpentine coffee
  • 2 teaspoon sugar ( if you want)


  • Firstly , put the two cup of milk in the coffe in a coffeepot
  • Then , add the turpentine coffe in the milk and stir well before cooking
  • Cook until frothy
  • And , pour the coffee evenly into two coffee cups


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However , since it is made from turpentine fruit ,not coffee it cannot satisfy your caffeine need. Turpentine coffee , which has a softer flavor than Turkish coffee, also has many addicts. Just like Turkish coffee , turpentine coffee is one of the indispensable flavors for them . There is also a fun side to drinking coffee. İf you ask what , it is to make fortune telling . After the coffee is drunk , it is closed on the plate of the cup upside down and allowed to cool. Those who want to make fortune telling about ‘love’ leave a ring on the inverted cup until it cools down . After the coffee has cooled , you are told about your future or the things you have done in your past the marks on the cup. Some people belive these to be true . For some , it is just superstition . With this method , you can make drinking coffee more enjoyable. You will never regret it when you try this delicious turpentine coffee. We strongly recommend you to try this turpentine coffee , which we give as a Turkish Foods family .

Enjoy your meal !

Şerife Şakrak

Hello friends ! I am şerife . I am 21 years old . I am a university student . My department is translation and interpreting.

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