Sunday, October 31, 2010

Harira Soup

i made this for Hari Raya and served it with crusty was a hit...! improvised the recipe form The Star..

2 litres water
500g beef, cut into small chunks
2 onions, diced
1 tsp pounded ginger
1 250g can chickpeas
2 carrots, diced
2 celery stick, chopped
6 tomatoes
1/2 tsp tumeric
juice from1 lemon
100g coriander, chopped finely
salt and pepper to taste

  • in a big pot, bring to boil 2 litres of water. add the beef, onions and ginger. let the mixture simmer for an hour
  • then add the chickpeas, tomatoes, carrots, celery, tumeric and lemon juice. simmer for another half an hour.
  • season with salt and pepper.
  • let cool. puree half of the mixture and return back to the pot.
  • add the coriander
  • serve hot with crusty bread

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