Friday, June 15, 2007

"Laham bl ajen"=spicy Lamb Pizza

Recipe by:zainab

for dough:
1 cups warm water
1 cups warm milk
2 teaspoons dry yeast
2 cups whole wheat flour
3 cups white flour
1 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons olive oil
1)place all ingredients in the bowl of mixer ,beat 10 minutes to make a soft dough.

2)Cover and let rise for 30 minutes.
after 30 minutes

3)Divide dough into 16 pieces.shape each piece into a ball.Cover and let rise for 20 minutes

after 20 minutes

4)Roll each ball into a 21cm round,brush the top with olive oil .

5)Top each with a tablespoon of lamb mixture.leaving a 1cm border.

6)Bake at 450 for 9 minutes.

7)Serve with yogurt .

*for Topping:
Lamb or Beef mixture:

500 g ground lamb or beef
4 medium onions
2 medium tomatoes
fresh cilantro(optional)if you want your topping red do not add it.
2 tablespoons tomato paste
2 tablespoons pomegranate molasses
salt and ground pepper
combine ground lamb or beef,onions,tomatoes,and cilantro in food processor or food grinder than add tomato paste,pomegranate molasses,salt and ground pepper

*for vegetarian you can use portabello mushroom or cooked brown lentils instead of meat.
*if you can not find pomegranate molasses,you can use 1\2 teaspoon Lemon salt.


Chris said...

Hooray, we love lahmajoun! We made it tonight!

Dori said...

Yay! I have been looking for a good food blog full of middle eastern food :D I found you!!!

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