Shish Barak

Ingredients

For the filling:
2 pounds ground beef well cooked
2 large onions finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon paprika
Salt, to taste
For the dough:
1/2 cup olive oil
Salt, to taste
2 tablespoons dried mint
1 tablespoon corn starch, dissolved in 1/ 4 of cup of water
2 tablespoons ghee
3 cloves garlic minced.
1 egg
1/2 cup washed drained and roasted walnuts.

Preparation

1
For the fillings:
2
Mix ground beef and chopped onions and all spices and cook until well done it. Set aside to cool down.
3
For the dough:
4
Mix the flour and the salt, add the oil and start adding water slowly while you are mixing until it forms like a dough , then start knead it until soft, let it rest for about 1 hour.
5
For the sauce:
6
Add the egg, salt and corn starch (mixed already) to the yogurt and mix by whisking it very well. Add black pepper and dried mint and mix again.
7
Start cooking the mixer in a saucepan on low heat, STIRRING CONSTANTLY, Bring to boil.
8
In a small pan add ghee chopped mints and garlic sauté for 3 minutes, add to the sauce. And mix
9
Serve while warm almost hot. Enjoy!

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Comments

Melissa Peterman's picture

This looks SO good!! Thanks for posting!

Simplyheavenfood's picture

Thank you so much! And you are so welcome!

About

Shish-barak is an old traditional Arabic dish that is varied a little from country to country in Middle East. The dumplings are made different by sometimes frying them, baking them, or even leaving them as raw dough (the meat is always cooked).

Yield:

6 servings

Added:

Thursday, December 10, 2009 - 3:29pm

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