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       Title: KIBBET BATATA BI SANIEH - POTATO KIBBI
  Categories: Vegetables, Oriental
       Yield: 8 servings
  
       6 md Potatoes
            -Water
   1 1/2 c  Fine burghul
       1 md Onion; grated
     1/2 c  Finely chopped parsley
       1 ts Dried mint
     1/2 ts Ground cinnamon
       2 ts Salt; more to taste
            Freshly ground black pepper
     1/2 c  Flour, optional
 
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       1 lg Onion; halved then sliced
     3/4 c  Olive oil
  
   Scrub and cook potatoes in boiling, salted water until
   tender.  Peel and mash.
   Place burghul in a fine sieve and rinse with cold
   water.  Press with back of spoon to extract moisture,
   then turn into a large bowl and leave for 15 minutes.
   Add potatoes, grated onion, parsley, mint, cinnamon,
   salt and plenty of pepper.  Mix, taste and add more
   salt if necessary. Knead well with hand, moistening it
   occasionally with water.  If mixture is too soft add
   enough flour to make a firm paste, kneading well. Put
   sliced onion and half the oil in a 25 x 30 cm (10 x 12
   inch) baking dish or 30 cm (12 inch) round dish.  Dot
   potato paste over onions, then spread evenly with a
   spatula.  Cut into diamond shapes using an oiled
   knife.  Pour remaining oil evenly on top and bake in a
   hot oven for 40 minutes or until golden brown.  Cool
   in dish, then serve at room temperature with salad.
   Good served hot, in which case cool for 10 minutes
   before serving.
  
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