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picture of recipeIraqi Style Qeema Timman Ou Qeema) Recipe
tomato sauce,    ground beef,    cinnamon,    chickpea,    onion,    salt,    water
flavorful meat dish traditionally served over rice {timman} and usually with bread
1   brown ground beef, make pieces small as possible.   2   add onions and salt to beef, brown a little more.   3   cover ...

picture of recipeIraqi Flat Bread Recipe Video by IraqiFoodRecipes |
yeast,    salt,    water,    flour
Watch this incredible video that shows a traditional way to make Iraqi flat bread. The video is extremely impressive and interesting making it a must...
GETTING READY   1.Place towel over basin and lea...

picture of recipeSimple Yet Elegant Babylonian Apricot Jewels Recipe
cashew,    lemon,    raisin,    apricot,    cream cheese,    sugar,    white wine
Created for RSC #6. Okay, I have a confession to make here. This recipe is not entirely my own original creation. I was discussing the contest over the phone with Sushiman, and being a fairly decent c...

picture of recipeIraqi Baked Dinner Recipe
tomato sauce,    tomato paste,    ground beef,    pepper,    allspice,    potato,    onion,    garlic,    tomato,    aubergine/eggplant,    salt,    water
This moussaka recipe originated from Iraq. Submitted for World Tour 3
1   Slice eggplants in half lengthwise then slice into 1/2-inch slices.   2   Spread slices on waxed paper or cookie sheet.   3   Sprin...

picture of recipeTruffles With Rice Recipe
corn oil,    truffle,    onion,    lamb,    salt,    rice
truffles are delicious and are popular in iraq, it is kind of cheap here, you can buy 1 pound of it for 10-15 dollars! and i'm not joking, it grows in the western areas of iraq, and most famous wa...

picture of recipeIraqi Shorbeh- Easy Lentil Soup Recipe
chicken stock,    pepper,    dried onion,    lentil,    salt,    water
this food is a staple in my house. you cant go wrong. its fast, incredibly easy, and healthy too. serve with toasted pita.
1   1. wash lentils.   2   2. fill pot with lentils and water, pepper and salt, ...

picture of recipeOur Iraqi timman - Rice Recipe
oil,    turmeric,    dried onion,    salt,    rice,    water
pretty much the base food for every meal that we cook. the hikaka at the bottom is an absolute must.. its an arab delicacy lol. note, if you try it, that the water amount probably isnt accurate. i don...

picture of recipeIraqi 'summag' Salad - Sumac Salad. Recipe
olive oil,    sumac,    onion,    tomato,    cucumber,    salt
This is a recipe for a very tasty salad using the Middle Eastern spice Sumac / Sumaq. In Iraq, it is lmown as Summag - hence the name Summag salad. It is easy to make comes fromm an Iraqi blog on the ...

picture of recipeMoxie's Crystallized Ginger Cookies Recipe
butter,    crystallized ginger,    bicarbonate of soda,    sesame seed oil,    cloves,    cinnamon,    dried ginger,    eggs,    salt,    molasses,    sugar,    flour
This was originally posted by my cyber-friend Moxie; I was lucky enough to rescue it during an 'adoption' drive. My suggestion for candied ginger is Evelyn/Athens' #140699 - absolutely del...

picture of recipeZucchini Frittata Recipe
olive oil,    sage,    pepper,    basil,    onion,    zucchini/courgette,    eggs,    salt
Iraqi omelet. The difference is that the omelet is taller, you slice it like a pie, and you cook it in a smaller fry pan. I'm putting in parenthesis how I made this for my taste.
1   Heat oil in a ...

picture of recipeIraqi Layered Fresh Fava Bean Broad Beans Rice Recipe
oil,    dill,    date,    onion,    fava beans,    salt,    rice,    yogurt (plain)
1   If using a rice cooker, measure the amount of water for the rice only then add and mix all ingredients together. If using a conventional pot, mix all ingredients together and cover with water that ...

picture of recipeIraqi Pink Rice Plow Ahmar Recipe
tomato sauce,    olive oil,    pepper,    dill,    coriander,    dried garlic,    onion,    celery,    tomato,    salt,    rice
Mama Nazimas Jewish Iraqi cuisine.
1   Heat olive oil.   2   Add onion; fry until translucent.   3   Add washed rice; stir 2 minutes.   4   Add tomato sauce, tomatoes, celery, salt, dillweed, pepper and garl...

picture of recipeTomato and Chickpea Soup (Hasa Tamata Ma' Hummus)
butter,    pepper,    coriander leaf,    cumin,    allspice,    chickpea,    onion,    garlic,    salt,    rice,    tomato juice,    water
From: Classic Vegetarian Cooking from the Middle East North Africa by Habeeb Salloum. Iraq region.
1   Melt butter in a saucepan and saute the onions until they begin to brown.   2   Add garlic, cilantro...

picture of recipeIraqi Vanilla Cake With Pomegranate Sauce Recipe
butter,    cornstarch,    vanilla extract,    eggs,    baking powder,    sugar,    pomegranate juice,    rose syrup,    flour
This is a beautiful cake recipe from Iraq which is easy to make.
1   Preheat oven to 180°C Grease and flour a large loaf pan.   2   Beat egg yolks until thick & creamy. Gradually add vanilla and...

picture of recipeDate Truffles Madgooga) Recipe
icing sugar,    walnut,    hazelnut,    pistachio,    cashew,    almond,    peanut,    sesame seed,    cardamom,    date,    coconut,    cocoa powder,    coffee
This recipe is easy to make and popular in Iraq since one of the things that Iraq is famous for is dates. We have lots of varieties and kinds of dates from chewy to very hard. It is better to use this...

picture of recipeDelicious Vegetarion Vegan Spinach Stew With Rice Recipe
textured vegetable protein,    tomato paste,    dried lime,    purslane,    parsley,    dill,    coriander seed,    coriander,    cumin,    black-eyed pea,    onion,    spinach,    salt
A delicious, tangy combination of spinach, onions, black-eyed beans, herbs and dried limes for a quick and very healthy meal. I make it w/o meat and use TVP crumbs but meat can be added if desired. * ...

picture of recipeKebab Iroog Recipe
ground lamb,    green bell pepper,    red pepper,    ground beef,    turmeric,    pepper,    coriander leaf,    cumin,    onion,    garlic,    tomato,    eggs,    salt,    flour
In most Middle Eastern countries, kebabs are barbecued, but traditional Iraqi kebabs are made into patties and fried. The author of this recipe has tried them both fried and cooked in an oven, and pre...

picture of recipeShabbat Chicken Recipe
chicken,    oil,    turmeric,    ginger root,    cloves,    cinnamon,    onion,    garlic,    salt
We were staying with friends during Passover and this was the main course at the seder. The smell was wonderful, the color beautiful, and the meat literally fell off the bone. It is called Shabbat Chi...

picture of recipeLabana Yogurt Cheese Balls) Recipe
olive oil,    thyme,    mint,    lemon,    salt,    lemon juice,    yogurt (plain)
This wonderful breakfast dish goes well with Arabic pita bread. Enjoy!
1   Mix everything together in a bowl, except the olive oil and then transfer the mixture to a cloth bag.   2   Hang it over a sink ...

picture of recipeBarmia Recipe
tomato paste,    vegetable stock,    chicken stock,    olive oil,    tamarind,    parsley,    onion,    garlic,    okra,    lamb
a one dish hearty meal using Lamb, garlic and a tomato sauce served with rice and pitta. I love this as it's so easy to prepare and cook and is really tasty. It's from Iraq I think-well my Ira...

picture of recipeFruit Nut Chocolate Fudge Recipe
butter,    evaporated milk,    icing sugar,    hazelnut,    sultana,    raisin,    dark chocolate
Most Iraqis are obsessed with raisins and currants. This recipe contains these ingredients. I took into consideration that maybe some of the ingredients are not available in the markets or a little bi...

picture of recipeWatermelon Rind Jam Recipe
lemon peel,    cardamom,    melon,    watermelon,    honey,    sugar,    lemon juice
(Kurdistan) (Iraq)
1   Cut rind into 1/3-inch strips. Cover in cold water and bring to a quick boil. Reduce heat, and let simmer slowly until transparent, about 30 minutes.   2   Drain, and reserve 1 1/2...

picture of recipeHelawat Al Jazr - Iraqi Sweet Carrots Recipe
butter,    lemon peel,    pistachio,    pine nut,    almond,    cardamom,    currant (zante),    carrot,    sugar,    milk,    flour
This is a sweet dish from The Arabian Delights Cookbook
1   Gently bring to a simmer the carrots with the sugar, milk, cardamom, and lemon peel for about 15 minutes, until the carrots are tender.   2   P...

picture of recipeHummus No Fat Recipe
red onion,    coriander,    cayenne pepper,    cumin,    chickpea,    garlic,    lemon juice
This is a tasty recipe that leaves out the tanini so it is low in fat and also low in sodium if you use Eden Organic Low Sodium Garbanzo Beans
1   Drain the Low Sodium Garbanzo Beans and reserve the li...

picture of recipeIraqi Pink Rice Recipe
tomato paste,    oil,    pepper,    onion,    salt,    tomato ketchup/catsup,    rice,    water
From sooogood. Do not make this in a rice cooker. It is not Chinese food. Because the rice is steam cooked, it is important not to open lid while cooking, and to add the correct amount of water. One r...

picture of recipeKlaychah Date Cookies) Recipe
butter,    cloves,    cardamom,    date,    salt,    baking powder,    fat,    sugar,    milk,    water,    flour
This cookie is one of Iraq's famous sweets. Recipe source: Toronto Star website. Time to make does not include 1 hour standing time. I haven't made these yet so the time to make is an estimate...

picture of recipeIraqi Apple Preserve Recipe
lemon,    apple,    sugar,    rose syrup,    water
This is a lovely use for apples! From The Book of Jewish Food by Claudia Roden. She suggests serving this with yogurt to balance the sweetness. The rosewater flavor is strong here, so if you are shy a...

picture of recipeIraqi Shish Kebab Recipe
olive oil,    pepper,    onion,    lamb,    beef,    vinegar,    salt
This is actually listed as a variation on Kafta in Extending the Table. It is different enough that it warrants a separate listing. Submitted for 'Zaar WT3 NOTE: The cooking time includes 2 hours ...

picture of recipePickled Turnip Lift Makbouse) Recipe
jalapeno,    chili pepper,    turnip,    beetroot
I found this after I posted a recipe request. From
1   Blanch turnips in boiling water and then peel them.   2   Peel the beetroot.   3   Wash the turnips and beetroot we...

picture of recipeIraqi Fried Kabobs Recipe
ground beef,    oil,    parsley,    onion,    salt
i realize that most people associate kabobs with a shish kabob.. something grilled and on a stick, but for us its actually more of an arab burger, typically not cooked on a skewer. frying isnt healthy...

picture of recipeIraqi Shabbat Chicken Recipe
chicken,    tomato paste,    lemon,    onion,    okra,    rice,    water
My husband's family come from Iraq and when I was first married, my mother-in-law taught me how to make this delicious dish. It takes a long time to cook but it is not labour intensive - believe m...

picture of recipePotato And Beef Kebba Recipe
ground beef,    almond,    pepper,    parsley,    potato,    eggs,    salt,    bread crumbs
Ground beef mixture encased in a potato mixture and fried to a golden brown. An Iraqi snack, appetizer or as part of a meal. They are scarily addictive and delicious. Also, really ideal if you have so...

picture of recipeChickpea Soup Iraq) Recipe
butter,    pepper,    mustard powder,    coriander leaf,    cayenne pepper,    chickpea,    onion,    garlic,    salt,    water
Low in calories and fat. Taken from Note: cooking time does not include soaking.
1   Soak chickpeas in the water overnight.   2   In a saucepan, bring chickpeas and their soaking w...

picture of recipeEasy Iraqi Green Beans With Meat Recipe
tomato sauce,    baharat,    oil,    onion,    green beans,    lamb,    salt,    water
This recipe, slightly adapted, is from Iraqi Family Cookbook from Mosul to America. You can also make this vegetarian without the meat, just fry the onions first in olive oil and then add the green be...

picture of recipeRice With Lamb Casserole (Iraq)
tomato paste,    olive oil,    pine nut,    pepper,    cinnamon,    onion,    lamb,    salt,    rice,    water
Collection of 4000 recipes from all over the world. Great international and ethnic cuisine.
Serves 6   Time to Make 0:00   Printer version 0 Votes - Yum: 0 , Easiness: 0 , Speed: 0 , Overall: 0 Rate thi...

picture of recipeTraditional Iraqi 'casserole'- Tepsi Baytinijan Recipe
tomato paste,    ground beef,    pepper,    potato,    onion,    garlic,    tomato,    aubergine/eggplant,    salt
In Iraq Tepsi Baytinijan is a very famous dish. This recipe is from an Iraqi blog on the 'net is absolutely delicious. The recipe is easy to make...........
1   Peel the eggplant in wide stripes an...

picture of recipeCheese Sambousek Recipe
butter,    egg yolks,    egg whites,    sesame seed,    cayenne pepper,    caraway,    cumin,    fennel,    eggs,    salt,    baking powder,    cheese,    sugar,    water,    flour
Small, cheese-filled pastries, eaten as snacks. This recipe comes from the book A Baker's Odyssey by Greg Patent. It was recently featured on NPR.
1   First make the dough:.   2   Combine the flour, ...

picture of recipeHot And Sour Zucchini Soup Maradj Kar'a Hamiz) Recipe
vegetable stock,    olive oil,    pepper,    red chili,    garlic,    zucchini/courgette,    tomato,    salt,    sugar,    lemon juice
This is a light, simple Mideastern soup with Iraqi flavorings. It can be made into a more substantial soup by adding cooked rice or barley or wheat berries, and/or lentils and/or garbanzo beans. A gre...

picture of recipeIraqi Halwa Of Toasted Rice Flour Halawat Timman) Gluten Free) Recipe
butter,    rice flour,    pistachio,    almond,    cardamom,    sugar,    rose syrup,    water
This has a lovely flavour. Nice with a cup of tea when craving something sweet. I think this is a very old Iraqi recipe. Here is what Nawal Nasrallah author of, Delights from the Garden of Eden has to...

picture of recipeTomato And Chickpea Soup (Iraq)
butter,    chicken stock,    pepper,    coriander,    cumin,    allspice,    chickpea,    onion,    garlic,    salt,    rice,    tomato juice
Collection of 4000 recipes from all over the world. Great international and ethnic cuisine.
Serves 8   Time to Make 0:00   Printer version 1 Votes - Yum: 3 , Easiness: 5 , Speed: 3 , Overall: 3.66667 Ra...

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