L'ham Lahlou - Algerian / North African Sweet Lamb Dish.

Recipe by Um Safia
READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 8

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2 12
    lbs lamb, cubed
  • 3
    tablespoons butter
  • 12
    teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3
    cups water
  • 14
    cup sugar
  • 16
    prunes, soaked and drained (ready to eat)
  • 2
    tablespoons raisins
  • 2
    tablespoons almonds
  • 1
    pear, peeled and cubed
  • 14
    cup orange juice
  • 1
    teaspoon orange blossom water (mazhar)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt the butter in a heavy bottomed pan. add the lamb and saute over a low heat for around 5 minutes.
  • Add the water, sugar and cinnamon and mix well. Cook on a moderate heat for approximately 40 minutes.
  • Add prunes, raisins, almonds, pear and mazhar. Simmer for 15 more minutes. Add the orange juice and mix well before serving (make sure you have a good mix of ingredients in each portion).
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