Kebbeh Nayye

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: No-Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 500 gms - fresh ground lean lamb
  • 1 cup - fine crushed wheat (borghul)
  • 1 - small onion, peeled and and finely chopped
  • 5 gms - (50 leaves) fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp - salt to taste
  • 1 tsp - cinnamon powder
  • For garnishing :
  • 3 tbsp - olive oil
  • 1 tsp - peanuts or walnuts
  • Fresh mint leaves

How to Make Kebbeh Nayye

  • Put the crushed wheat (borghul) in a sieve.
  • Rinse for 2 mins. under cold running water.
  • Then drain to remove as much moisture as possible by using the back of a spoon to press out excess water.
  • It should be dry to the touch.
  • Put the crushed wheat in a large bowl and add the onion, basil, salt, cinnamon and allspice.
  • Mix in the meat. Dip your hand in the cold water and knead mixture until it is firm and soft.
  • Place on your chosen platter and garnish with fresh mint, walnuts and olive oil.