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Kubbeh in pumpkin sauce
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Great Jewish-Iraqi traditional dish

Serves: 4 - 6

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Mizrahi Meat Soup

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150 gr' semolina
3/4 cup water
1 chopped onion
100 gr' minced meat
1/4 teas. baharat
pinch cinnamon

1/2 kg. cubed pumpkin
1 grated tomato
1 lemon juice
2 tabs. sugar
pinch pepper
pinch paprika
100 gr' raisins
100 gr' tomato paste
4-5 C water
salt, according to your taste


  1. Pour semolina into a bowl.
  2. Add salt and water gradually until mixture is flexible and convenient to work with.
  3. Wet hands and create semolina balls. Placed on waxed paper.
  4. Pan fry the onion with some oil.
  5. Add meat and fry it until meat loses its pink color.
  6. Season. Cool .
  7. Create a hole in each ball , add some filling.
  8. Close ball and tight well while create flat patties.
  9. Take small pot, heat oil and add pumpkin, tomato, spices, raisins, sugar, lemon juice, tomato paste and water.
  10. Bring to boil and insert in the flat semolina burgers.
  11. Cook for 30-40 minutes on low heat.

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Judy Kreloff says...
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sounds good...but needs work on directions grammar/language is vague in usage how much tomato in the sauce...a tsp./a Tbsp. etc.,what is baharat?
Oct 20, 2010 (report abuse)

jrt says...
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Baharat is a spice mix. There are many varieties, but here's one: Baharat 2 tbsp fresh ground black pepper 2 tbsp paprika 2 tbsp ground cumin 1 tbsp ground coriander 1 tbsp ground cloves 1 tsp nutmeg 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground cardamom
Oct 20, 2010 (report abuse)

Elinoar says...
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I'll tell you what Judy Providing you will write in Hebrew as good as I am writing in English, we'll have a deal :-))
Oct 20, 2010 (report abuse)



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