Kubbeh Bamya

Recipe by Mirj2338
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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • To prepare the kubbeh: Place the chopped onion in a bowl and season with salt.
  • Let stand 15 minutes to absorb the salt.
  • Squeeze the onion to remove excess juices and add the beef and the baharat.
  • Mix well with the hands into a uniform paste.
  • Place the semolina in a bowl and add enough water to create a doughy mixture.
  • Set aside for 10 minutes.
  • Divide the mixture into 24 sections then roll each into a round ball.
  • Using your finger, make a deep dent in each ball and place 1 tablespoon of the beef mixture inside.
  • Pinch to close and roll again into a ball shape.
  • To make the sauce: In a large pot, heat 2 tablespoons oil with the garlic and tomatoes over low heat.
  • Cook for about 8 minutes till the tomatoes are softened and add the okra.
  • Cook an additional 10-15 minutes.
  • Add the tomato paste and 2 cups water and raise the temperature to medium.
  • Bring to a boil and add the lemon juice, sugar and salt to taste.
  • Keep the sauce at a slow boil for 10 minutes and add the kubbeh.
  • Lower heat and cook covered for 10 minutes more.
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