Recipe by DrGaellon
A traditional Moroccan condiment, a sort of onion-raisin jam. From "Gourmet's Adventures with Ruth," episode "Morocco."
- 1 cup golden raisin
- 1 cup hot water
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- 3 medium onions, sliced thinly pole-to-pole
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1 1⁄2 tablespoons ground ginger
- 3 cinnamon sticks, each 3 inches long
- 1 pinch turmeric
- 1 pinch saffron, crushed to powder
- 3⁄4 teaspoon ground black pepper
- 2 cups white sugar
Directions See How It's Made
- Soak the raisins in the hot water.
- In a medium saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat until shimmering. Add onions and salt and cook, stirring often, until soft, 8-10 minutes.
- Add ginger, cinnamon, turmeric, saffron and pepper. Cook, stirring often, 2 minutes.
- Drain raisins and add to onions. Add sugar and simmer until thickened, about 10 minutes. Cool to room temperature, then refrigerate until needed. Keeps about 1 week.