Tag: Raisins

Tahini Balls

TAHINI BALLS

No cooking required.

TAHINI BALLS

Servings: 20 balls

Ingredients

  • 10 Figs dried
  • 12 Dates pitted
  • 250 ml Raisins
  • 125 ml Tahini
  • 250 ml Desiccated Coconut

Instructions

  • Put all fruit in a food processor and mix in the Tahini sauce
  • Shape into balls and roll in Coconut.
  • Put into fridge until ready to eat.

Notes

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

Course: Main Dish
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • Cook Onion in Oil until soft.
  • Add spices and cook another 1 minute
  • Add water and vegetable stock, bring to the boil.
  • Add rice and cook on low heat for 40 minutes.
  • Add raisins towards the end of cooking.
  • Finally before serving, add almonds and grated lemon rind.

Notes

Excellent Winter dish with carrots and courgettes.