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1/4 ts Cumin powder
1 tb Lemon juice
1 c Boiled milk and cooled to
300 g Ground beef or lamb
1 Onion chopped
500 g Flour
1 ts Salt
salt and pepper; to taste
1 Cake yeast or 1 package dry
1/2 ts Sugar
1 Tomato peeled seeded and
1 ts Syrian spices or all spice;
1 tb Tahini
4 tb Vegetable oil

Original recipe makes 1 Servings



Dissolve yeast in the warm milk. Stir in half the flour and sugar.Let stand 10 minutes Put this mixture in the food processor and add salt,oil and process with the plastic blade. Add the rest of the flour and continue processing until it forms a ball around the blade. Transfer dough to an oiled bowl and turn so that its all coated with the oil. Cover bowl with plastic and let rise in a warm place for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Make balls the size of golf balls. Roll out each ball very thin 2 to 3 mm. Place about 1 Tb filling in the center and press 3 edges of dough together on top to enclose the filling. Transfer esfihas to an oiled cookie sheet as you go. Cover them with kitchen cloth and let stand 20 minutes. Pre heat oven to maximum heat, if your oven reaches 500 great. Bake 20 minutes or until top is golden brown. Note: If you dont own a food processor you can still do it by hand. Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #745 by Leon & Miriam Posvolsky on Aug 16, 1997

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