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                       IWITMA PALAAW (GARBANZO PILAF)
 
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 Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Rice                             Ethnic
                 Lamb
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   lb           Garbanzos (dried)
    5       c            Rice
      3/4   c            Oil
      3/4   lb           Lamb (leg meat cubed)
    2       lg           Onions (sliced)
    2 1/4   c            Carrots (peel & dice)
                         Salt & Pepper
    1       t            Cumin (ground)
    1       c            Barberries or Currants
 
   FROM THE KITCHEN OF: Gary & Margie Hartford  [Eugene OR] Makes 10 servings
   
   Soak garbanzos in water overnight, then drain. Soak rice in warm salted
   water for 2 hours.
   
   Heat oil in large saucepan and brown meat. Break onion slices into rings,
   add to saucepan and cook over low heat until onions are browned, about 30
   minutes. Add carrots and garbanzos. Barely cover with water and simmer 1
   hour, or until garbanzos are tender. Season to taste with salt, pepper and
   cumin. Add barberries.
   
   Drain soaking water from rice. Strew rice over meat and add 1 quart of
   water. Bring to hard boil, uncovered. When water boils off, pile rice and
   meat into pot and poke vent holes to bottom with long handled wooden spoon.
   Cook covered over low heat 20 to 25 minutes. Serve pilaf on plate with meat
   arranged on top.
   
   Each serving contains (approx): 510 calories, 122 mg sodium, 16 mg
   cholesterol, 19 grams fat, 73 grams carbohydrates, 11 grams protein, 0.72
   gram fiber.
   
   From the Register Guard 9/2/1992, by Charles Perry (LA Times)
  
 
 
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