• Food,  Meat & Eggs,  Soups & Salads

    Harira (Ramadan) Soup

    This is a rich flavorful Moroccan soup made with chicken, lamb, lentils, and a number of fresh herbs and spices.  This is commonly eaten in Ramadan and is also called Ramadan Soup.  It’s nice and hearty and is great for the weather that we are getting these days.  You can actually make this soup vegetarian as well by omitting the meat all together and it’s still very flavorful. Harira (Ramadan) Soup Ingredients:2 large onions1 cup flat leaf parsley, coarsely chopped2 celery sticks with leaves, sliced1 tsp freshly ground black pepper2 inch piece of cassia or one cinnamon stick broken into long shards1 tsp ground turmeric3 tbsp ghee or clarified butter…

  • Food,  Meat & Eggs

    Bhuna Gosht (Lamb Curry)

    Bhunna Gosht (Lamb Curry) Ingredients: 1kg mutton/lamb 4 tbsp of oil 1kg onions, chopped 10-12 green cardamoms 10-15 cloves 2-3 cinnamon sticks 3-4 black cardamom 2-3 bay leaves 4 tbsp of garlic-ginger paste ½ kg of tomatoes, pureed 2 tsp of red chilli powder Salt as per taste 2 tsp of dhaniya powder (coriander powder) 2 tsp of jeera powder (cumin seed powder) 200g of fresh yogurt a few coriander leaves, chopped  1 tsp of garam masala  1 tbsp of kasoori methi (dried fenugreek leaves) optional Method: Heat the oil to medium high then add cinnamon, bay leaves, black cardamom, cloves and green cardamom. Stir and add the onions, and…