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Onion Stew
  • Yield : big dish
  • Servings : 8
  • Prep Time : 0 m
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  • • 1kg of lamb meat or beef minced with bones.
  • • 1 cup of dried chick peas.
  • • 1kg of small and peeled onion.
  • • 1 tablespoon of tomato paste.
  • • 1 teaspoon of pepper paste.
  • • 1 teaspoon of salt or more as needed.


Step 1

• Soak chick peas with lukewarm water for all the night with a teaspoon of soda bicarbonate. After that, peel them by putting them in a nylon bag and rubbing it with rolling pin.

Step 2

• Put chick peas in a plate then add water, it will be assumed that peel will float on the water surface.

Step 3

• Gather these peels, then throw them and clean chick peas

Step 4

• Heat oil in a pot and fry meat in it until its color changes.

Step 5

• Add onion on it, then continue frying until onion become peeled off completely also.

Step 6

• Raise onion using a spoon with cracks and set them aside. Add chickpeas, spices, tomatoes and pepper paste to the pot with an enough amount of water to immerse the components.

Step 7

• Cover the pot and cook stew on a moderate heat until meat becomes approximately cooked.

Step 8

• Add fried onion to it then continue cooking until meat becomes approximately cooked.

Step 9

• Add fried onion to it then continue cooking until onion become cooked, then add more of hot water when needed.

Step 10

• You can use the pressure cooker to speed the cooking of meat process. • Serve onion stew beside grit with vermicelli.

By AleppoFood team

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