What Is? Fırın Helva (Baked Helva

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  Fırın helva , or baked helva, is a dessert made from sesame seed paste and sugar, melted in the oven in a clay pot. 

When enjoying a large meal with your friends and family, often consisting of many courses which include meze, fish, salads, and raki, one traditional dessert is baked helva, which when prepared properly is a semi-sweet, somewhat chewy, and very fulfilling dessert made from ground nut butter (usually sesame) and sugar.

 
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