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recipe name : middle eastern grains soup recipe . add by : Mona . recipe date : 12/11/2014.

middle eastern grains soup recipe

Kilo ground meat
1 Tbsp lemon zest
2 Tbsps chopped dill
Salt & pepper
2 Tbsps olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 tsp garlic, finely chopped
cup soaked yellow lentil
cup soaked Egyptian rice
2 cup stock
1 Tbsp chopped mint
1 Tbsp chopped basil
1 Tbsp chopped parsley
1 Tbsp chopped coriander
1 Tbsp chopped spinach
1 tsp saffron
cup yogurt
2 Tbsp flour
1 Tbsp lemon juice


Mix ground meat with lemon zests and dill. Season with salt & pepper then shape into small balls.
Put meatballs in the oven pan. Leave in the oven until totally cooked.
Heat oil in a pan then add onion and garlic then lentil and rice and stir.
Add stock to the mixture until boiling then reduce the heat and simmer until cooked.
Add the meatballs and the herbs. Leave until simmering.
Mix yogurt with flour, stir.
Melt saffron in a teaspoon hot water then put over the yogurt, then add the mixture to the stock until start simmering and getting thick.
Serve hot with lemon juice.

arabic food recipes in english