Mansaf Recipe

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 Mansaf is the most popular dish in Jordan and it served during family meals Mansaf Recipe
Mansaf

Mansaf is the most popular dish in Jordan and it served during family meals, weddings or any occasion.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes approximately
Cooking Time: 90 minutes approximately
Serves: 4 persons

All you need

3 cups of rice
1 kg lamb meat
1 liter yoghurt prepared from hard yoghurt ball
6 cups of water
2 tbsps. vegetable oil
1/2 tsp. cardamom
2 cinnamon sticks
1/2 tsp. al alali Ground Cinnamon
1/4 tsp. al alali Ground Black Pepper
1/5 tsp. saffron
2 bay leaves
1 tbsp. flour
1 egg
1 medium onion, sliced
Salt to taste
Roasted pine seeds
Roasted almonds

Directions

  • In a large pot, cook lamb meat, add onions, cinnamon stick, salt, cardamom, al alali Ground Black Pepper and bay leaves. Cook over moderate heat until meat is tender
  • Meanwhile, in a bowl, soak rice for 20 minutes
  • To prepare mansaf soup, in a blender, mix yoghurt, salt, al alali Ground Cinnamon powder, saffron, flour and egg. In a cooking pot, bring mixture to boil
  • In a pot, heat vegetable oil. Drain the soaked rice and cook on low heat.
  • Add 3 cups of lamb broth to the rice and bring the broth to boil
  • Add a cup of lamb broth to the mansaf soup, add the cooked lamb meat. Bring the mixture to boil
  • Place a piece of flat bread on the serving plate and add the rice with topping of meat
  • Garnish with roasted pine seeds and almonds
  • Serve and enjoy!

Source: alalali

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