Yalanji – Vegetarian Stuffed Vine Leaves

Ingredients:

-2 cups of short grain rice

-2 big tomatoes diced

-Small handful of mint leaves

-A bunch of flat leaf parsley chopped (including stalks)

-1 large white onion diced

-Small cup of pomegranate molasses

-1 teaspoon of red or green chili

-2 sweet capsicums diced

-2 spoons of tomato paste or soy sauce

Kebab Hindi

Ingredients

•  4 onion, chopped

•  2 kg tomato

•  1 tbsp tomato paste

•  750 grams minced lamb meat

•  1 salt and pepper

•  1 pinch onion and garlic powder

•  1 vegetable oil

Shakriyeh (Lamb Yogurt Stew)

Ingredients

1.         2 pounds lamb stew meat (preferably shoulder), cut into chunks 

2.         2 quarts water

3.         4 tablespoons salt, divided 

4.         1 large yellow onion, diced into medium-sized cubes

5.         2 pounds plain yogurt

6.         2 tablespoons cornstarch

7.         3 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted for garnish

Beef Kofta with Tahini

Ingredients:

 

Kofta:

500 grams lamb meat without fat, minced

1 teaspoon crushed garlic

¼ cup onion, finely chopped

1 teaspoon hot green pepper, finely chopped

¼ cup parsley, finely chopped

1 tablespoon grape vinegar or apple

2 teaspoon salt

Halawet El jibn

INGREDIENTS:

1. 1 cup semolina flour

2. 3/4 cup sugar

3. 3/4 cup water

4. 1/2 cup milk

5. 2 cups grated cold mozzarella cheese

6. 600 gms mascarpone cheese

7. Pistachios for garnish

8. Simple syrup

For the syrup

1. 2 cups granulated sugar

2. 1 cup water

3. 1/2 tsp lemon juice

4. 3/4 tsp orange blossom water

5. 1 tsp rose water