Turkish Egg Noodle (Eriste)

  • Yield : 4 plate
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 20m
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The actual making of noodles (eriste) is not particularly difficult and the ingredients are everyday ones: eggs, milk, flour, semolina and salt. Noodles are usually made late summer or early fall so that they would dry easily. It can be found in the street markets or in the kind of stores which specialize in traditional local food items. In Turkey, usually a group of women come together and make eriste.


  • 2 cups thinly sliced egg noodles
  • 2tbsp butter
  • Salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnut
  • 4 cups of water


Step 1

Boil the water and add a pinch of salt.

Step 2

Add the erişte and let cook for 8-10 minutes until just tender.

Step 3

Melt the butter in a medium pan.

Step 4

Drain egg noodles and toss in with melted butter.

Step 5

Saute about 3-4 minutes and take over a serving plate. Garnish with walnut. Enjoy!

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