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    Arabic Coffee (Kahwa)

    3 tsp. Arabic coffee 1 1/2 tsp. sugar 1 c. water Pinch of cardamom Put water and sugar in a small pot and stir on low heat until sugar dissolves. Add coffee and a pinch of ground cardamom to sugar and water and keep stirring until boils. Take off heat for a few seconds and stir. Then turn...
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    Lebanese Tabbouleh

    Ingredients : 1/2 c Fine grain cracked wheat (Bourghol ) 1/2 c Fresh lemon juice another mint) (if necessary, substitute (finely chopped) 1 1/2 c Fresh spearmint leaves (if not ripe, omit) 2 c Finely chopped ripe tomatoes 1/2 c Finely chopped scallions 3 c Finely chopped parsley 1...
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    Fried Ourouk (Arabic)

    These small spicy meat pancakes are a great alternative to normal kofta. The original recipe shapes the meat into balls but I prefer to make small thick patties with mine. If you do not have ground lamb available beef or turkey will work just as well. Serve this dish with a side of fries or...
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    Arabic Shrimp with Cummin

    shrimp,1 1/2,pounds,large,in the shells water,3,cups, lemon zest,2,strips, parsley,4,sprigs, garlic,4,cloves,crushed peppercorns,8,, celery leaves,1,handful,very large olive oil,1,tablespoon, onion,1,,large,chopped garlic,6,cloves,minced cummin,1 1/2,teaspoon,ground cayenne...
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    Baked Kibbeh (Kibbeh bis-Sayniyyeh)

    1 recipe, raw kibbeh * (archive recipe) 1 recipe, kibbeh stuffing * (archive recipe) 1/2 c. olive oil Separate the raw kibbeh in half. Spread one half in the bottom of an oiled baking dish. Add the kibbeh stuffing and distribute evenly. Cover the stuffing with the remaining raw kibbeh...
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    Kafta (Arabic hamburger)

    3/4 pound ground lamb 1/2 cup onions chopped fine 3 clove garlic large, minced 1 teaspoon mint dried, or 3T fresh 1 teaspoon cumin ground 1/2 teaspoon coriander ground 1/2 cup parsley fresh chopped 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon salt 1 head lettuce tomato chopped yogurt plain, nonfat...
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    Arabic Pickled Turnips

    1 large beet 4 small turnips or 3 medium-size turnips, quartered 1 cooked beet quarter 2 to 3 slivers of garlic clove 2 to 3 sprigs young celery leaves 1/2 cup each white vinegar and water 1 Tbs. coarse salt Boil in water until tender; peel, cool, quarter and set aside: 1 large beet Drop...
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