This recipe for Adas Polo is from an Assyrian friend. The dish combines Basmati rice, lentils, onion, beef, raisins and saffron. This version uses meat but you can easily leave it out if you prefer.
This is a recipe for making your own tahini paste at home. You can use this paste for flavoring recipes such as humus or Baba Ganoush. The recipe only uses two ingredients, sesame seed and sesame oil both of which are easily obtained at most grocery stores.
Meatballs with lamb and chicken served with onions flavored with cumin, curry, turmeric and allspice. Cooking Time: 1 hr
Recipe for Baba Ghanoush (Eggplant Dip) made with tahini, (sesame seed paste) garlic, eggplant, cayenne, olive oil and parsley.