Sweet Potato and eggs Lebanese style (Batata helwi wa bayd)



5 Eggs
1 medium sweet potato
1/4 cup  of milk(Optional)
7spice 1/4 teaspoon
salt/pepper to taste
olive oil

How 2 :
clean,and peel the sweet potato you may cut into small cubes or shred it like I did.
place into a skillet and saute until soft in some olive oil.
once the sweet potato is soften. in a bowl whisk eggs with milk.
pour eggs over the sweet potatoes in the skillet on med-high heat.
sprinkle with salt,pepper,and 7 spice.
you may serve as an omelet or break it up like scrambled eggs.
 serve up with some pita bread, olives and tea. Sahtain wa hana!!
Note: My grandmother made this but used cubed french fries or left over homemade fries I decided to make mines with shredded sweet potato. I hope you enjoy this recipe.


Jordanian curry pea stew (Bazella Ordoni بازيلا الأردني)

To prep the meat 

1-2 lb stew meat
4cups water
1 onion
4 Cardamom pods
1 cinnamon stick
1 tablespoon black pepper corns

Stew components
1 16oz bag mixed veg( corn.peas,carrots,green beans blend)
1/2 onion diced
2-3 tablespoons tomato paste
stock from the meat
tablespoons curry powder
salt to taste
tablespoons olive oil

how2:

In a pot add meat and the meat prep ingredients bring up to a boil cook for 1 hour or until meat is tender.

to make the stew in another pot add olive oil, on med heat add onions followed by the mixed vegetables sautee until heated through and the onions are soft.
add tomato paste followed by salt and 1/2 of the curry powder.
mix well on med-low heat for about 10mins to combine and allow the spices and tomato paste to cook.
strain and measure about 3-4 cups of the beef stock if you want it lighter you may do half stock half water.
add in the meat bring up to a simmer cook for 15-20mins. once the stew is almost done add additional tablespoon of curry. adjust any salt.
serve up with rice.
Sahtain!!




Chopped Avocado Salad

2 avocados diced
1 English cucumber diced
3 diced tomatoes or cherry tomatoes cut in 1/2
1/4 of white onion diced(optional)

dressing: can be mixed right on top or separately

juice of 1 or 2 limes depending on the  amount of liquid it produces
1/4 or more of olive oil
1tablespoon dry or fresh mint if you have it
salt pepper to taste

How 2:

there is no specific way in making this salad you may start by making the dressing or just place all the vegetables in the bowl add lemon,olive oil,salt,pepper,mint.
toss together place in fridge for at least 15mins to allow everything to come together.
SAHTAIN

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