Sunday, January 27, 2013

Lamb Shank Okra Tajine Recipe

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The Arabic Food Recipes kitchen (The Home of Delicious Arabic Food Recipes) invites you to try Lamb Shank Okra Tajine recipe.  Enjoy the good taste of Arabic Food and learn how to make Lamb Shank Okra Tajine.


1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground coriander
Salt and pepper
4 Medium lamb shanks
2 Tablespoons clarified butter (ghee)
2 Large onions, sliced
3 Garlic cloves, chopped
4 Large tomatoes, diced
? Cup tomato paste
2 Cups chicken stock or water
? Kilo frozen okra (thawed) or fresh (cleaned)
1 Tablespoon ghee
3 Garlic cloves, chopped
1 teaspoon ground coriander


-Mix cumin and coriander in a small bowl with salt and freshly ground pepper.
-Rub the meat with spice mixture.
-Heat ghee in a pan over medium high heat, add meat and brown on all sides.
-Remove meat and keep aside, saut? onion in the same pan until translucent.
-Stir in garlic for 2 minutes, and then add the meat.
-Pour dice tomato, paste and stock over the meat, let boil.
-Cover and simmer for about 30 minutes (add water as needed).
-Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
-Add okra and stir, check seasoning, let boil.
-Transfer mixture to earthenware (stone or ceramic) pot, cover and place in the oven for about 30 minutes.
-Heat ghee in a small saut?ing pan over medium heat, add garlic and stir for 2 minutes.
-Add ground coriander; stir to combine for one minute.
-Pour over the okra casserole, and return to oven for another 10 minutes.
-Serve warm with rice.  

More Arabic Food Recipes:

Syrian Okra and Meat Stew
Bamyeh bil zayt
Loubia bi Zayt
Aubergine and Chickpea Stew – Syrian Moussaka
Syrian Green Peas Stew
Vegetable tagine with chickpeas & raisins

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