Tag: Raisins

Tahini Balls

TAHINI BALLS

No cooking required.

TAHINI BALLS

  • 10 Figs (dried)
  • 12 Dates (pitted)
  • 250 ml Raisins
  • 125 ml Tahini
  • 250 ml Desiccated Coconut
  1. Put all fruit in a food processor and mix in the Tahini sauce
  2. Shape into balls and roll in Coconut.
  3. Put into fridge until ready to eat.
These are great to make in a hurry when unexpected guests arrive.

Rice with almonds

ARABIAN ALMOND RICE

This is an excellent Winter rice dish and very warming to the body.

ARABIAN ALMOND RICE

  • 300 Grams Brown Rice (Long Grain)
  • 5 ml Vegetable Stock
  • 0.5 Medium Red Onion (chopped)
  • 5 ml Cold Pressed Olive Oil
  • 1 Medium Lemon (grated rind)
  • 1.25 ml Cinnamon (ground)
  • 1.25 ml Gloves (ground)
  • 1.25 ml Cardamon (ground)
  • 1.25 ml Turmeric (ground)
  • 2.5 ml Black Pepper (ground)
  • 1000 ml Water
  • 125 Grams Almonds (Cut lengthwise)
  • 30 ml Raisins (Socked in water until soft)
  1. Cook Onion in Oil until soft.
  2. Add spices and cook another 1 minute
  3. Add water and vegetable stock, bring to the boil.
  4. Add rice and cook on low heat for 40 minutes.
  5. Add raisins towards the end of cooking.
  6. Finally before serving, add almonds and grated lemon rind.
Excellent Winter dish with carrots and courgettes.