Region: Egypt
Created: Jul 16, 2010, modified: Jan 13, 2012, overall rating: 0.000


1/4 cup vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
3 tbl lemon juice
3 cloves minced garlic
1/2 tsp cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, black & white pepper, dry fine oregano and salt
2 bay leaves
2 cups yogurt
1 tomato
1 1/2 lbs of lamb or beef sliced 1" x 2"


   1. Combine the first 8 ingredients in a bowl and marinate the lamb (or beef) in it for 6 hours.
   2. Grease a saucepan with oil and heat.
   3. Add the marinated lamb (or beef) and cook until tender.
   4. Serve it with Pita bread and tahini sauce (see below), mint leaves, tomatoes and onions. (Alternatively, you may hook the pieces of meat on small wooden skewers and grill on charcoal until tender).

Tahini Sauce


3 tbl sesame tahini
1 minced clove of garlic
1/2 tsp salt
3 tbl lemon juice
3 tbl water, or more
1 tbl plain yogurt


   1. Place tahini, garlic, salt and lemon juice in a small bowl and mix with a spoon.
   2. Gradually add water until tahini becomes smooth.
   3. Add chopped parsley and mix well.

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