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Arayes With Tahini Sauce

Easy

Arayes With Tahini Sauce

Arayes With Tahini Sauce

Method

Arayes With Tahini Sauce 6 Steps

  • Step 1

    In a large bowl, combine together the lamb, onion, garlic, chopped herbs and spices. Use your hands for mixing and make sure all the ingredients are combined together.

  • Step 2

    Cut the mini pitas in half. Place about two tablespoons of the mixture inside each pita and gently press the mixture down with your hand. Repeat with the remaining mixture and pitas and cut the stuffed pitas in half.

  • Step 3

    Heat up the oil in a cast iron skillet over medium heat. Cook the stuffed pitas on all sides for about 20 minutes or until lamb is cooked through (the temperature should reach 165°F).

  • Step 4

    If the meat was not cooked yet after browning every side of the Arayes, you can finish them by cooking in a 400°F oven for about 5 to 6 minutes.

  • Step 5

    Meanwhile, to make the tahini sauce add all the ingredients together in a small bowl. Whisk until smooth and add more water if necessary.

  • Step 6

    Serve the Arayes with tahini sauce and enjoy.

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Toronto Recipes

Middle Eastern Recipe

Tahini Sauce

Arayes

Arayes With Tahini Sauce

Easy

Arayes With Tahini Sauce

Tara Omidvar
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Tara Omidvar

Arayes With Tahini Sauce

Yields:

Serves 4

Prep Time:

0 hours 15 mins

Cook Time:

0 hours 20 mins

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Lebanese

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Ingredients

Arayes

  • 500 grams ground lamb

  • 1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped

  • 1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped

  • 2 tablespoons mint, finely chopped

  • 2 teaspoons paprika

  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder

  • 1 teaspoon coriander

  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt

  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

  • 6 mini pita

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Tahini Sauce

  • 4 tablespoons tahini

  • 4 tablespoons water

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • Salt and black pepper, to taste

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Method

Arayes With Tahini Sauce 6 Steps

  • Step 1

    In a large bowl, combine together the lamb, onion, garlic, chopped herbs and spices. Use your hands for mixing and make sure all the ingredients are combined together.

  • Step 2

    Cut the mini pitas in half. Place about two tablespoons of the mixture inside each pita and gently press the mixture down with your hand. Repeat with the remaining mixture and pitas and cut the stuffed pitas in half.

  • Step 3

    Heat up the oil in a cast iron skillet over medium heat. Cook the stuffed pitas on all sides for about 20 minutes or until lamb is cooked through (the temperature should reach 165°F).

  • Step 4

    If the meat was not cooked yet after browning every side of the Arayes, you can finish them by cooking in a 400°F oven for about 5 to 6 minutes.

  • Step 5

    Meanwhile, to make the tahini sauce add all the ingredients together in a small bowl. Whisk until smooth and add more water if necessary.

  • Step 6

    Serve the Arayes with tahini sauce and enjoy.

Tags:

Toronto Recipes

Middle Eastern Recipe

Tahini Sauce

Arayes

Arayes With Tahini Sauce