Turkish Wedding Soup Recipe

This delicious Wedding Soup, aka Dugun Corbasi, is served at Turkish wedding parties. Learn how to make/prepare Dugun Corbasi by following this easy recipe.
Turkish Wedding Soup Recipe
Preparation Time 15 Minutes
Cooking Time 240 Minutes
Difficulty Difficult
Rating 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
Serves 6
Calories Per Serving 540
  • 2-2½ lbs Lamb Stew Meat or Lamb Necks (slices or lamb ribs or lamb shoulder)
  • 3 quarts Water
  • 1 large Onion
  • 1 medium Carrot
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 1/3 cup All-purpose Flour
  • 3 Egg Yolks
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice

    For Garnishing
  • ¼ cup Butter
  • 2 tsp Paprika
  • A dash of Cayenne Pepper
How to make Turkish Wedding Soup:
  • Pour water in a large pot.
  • Add lamb stew meat in the water and put it for cooking.
  • Peel the onion and cut into quarters.
  • Similarly, peel the carrot and cut into small pieces.
  • Add the onion and carrot to the pot.
  • Add salt and simmer on low heat for 3 to 4 hours, till the meat falls from the bones, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from heat and let it cool down, till the fat hardens.
  • Strain the broth.
  • Separate the meat from the bones and cut into ½-inch cubes.
  • Remove all fat and discard it.
  • Discard the bones, onion and carrot.
  • Place a large pot over heat and melt butter.
  • Add flour and stir till it gets lightly browned.
  • Add in the broth and cook till the soup thickens, stirring occasionally.
  • Beat egg yolks and lemon juice in a separate bowl.
  • Spoon half a cup of soup into the egg yolk mixture. Mix well.
  • Stir the egg yolk mixture into the soup.
  • Add the meat cubes and heat till the soup is heated well. Do not boil.
  • Take a small bowl and cream together butter and paprika.
  • Add cayenne pepper.
  • Spoon out soup into cups or soup bowls.
  • Garnish with creamed butter mixture.
  • Serve immediately.