Chicken and Spiced Rice with Toasted Nuts (Djeaj ma Riz Haswi (djeaj ma riz hush-wee) The literal translation of this dish is “chicken with rice stuffing.” However, most people prepare it this way. The spiced rice is simmered in chicken broth to draw out the individual flavors. Toasted nuts complete this dish. Prepare it in the morning or even the day before. The rich broth con...
Dried, raw organic chickpeas are used to make this classic appetizer, Nanoosh Hummus. Serve with fresh whole wheat pita bread.
Meatballs with lamb and chicken served with onions flavored with cumin, curry, turmeric and allspice. Cooking Time: 1 hr
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.