Main Meals

Bahjat El Sultan

  • Serves 7
  • 90 Mins

Ingredients

Kabab:

  • 1kg of meat cut into medium sized pieces (preferably that the meat is soft)
  • ¼  cup of Vegetable oil
  • 2 medium sized onions softly chopped
  • 2 red tomatoes peeled and softly chopped 
  • 2 cups of water
  • Salt and black pepper (as desired)

Base:

  • 3 grilled eggplants
  • ½  lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons of butter 
  • 2 tablespoons of flour
  • ½ cup of milk (or more)
  • Salt and black pepper (as desired)
  • 6 pieces of kiri
  • One quarter cup of pine nuts or Chopped parsley or ¼  cup of pomegranate (for decoration)
     

Cooking Directions

Instructions to prepare kabab:

  1. Add a big spoon of oil in a big pan 
  2. Add the meat 
  3. Stir well till its color changes
  4. Keep the meat aside for a while 
  5. Add the onions to the pan and stir well until it gets tender 
  6. Add the peppers and stir 
  7. Add the tomatoes 
  8. Add the 2 cups of water 
  9. Add the salt and the black pepper 
  10. Return the meat to the pan and cover it
  11. Cook the meat for around an hour or till it is well cooked and is soft
     

Instructions to prepare Bahjat El Sultan:

  1. Mash the grilled eggplants in a saucepan by a fork 
  2. Add lemon juice 
  3. Melt the butter in a another saucepan 
  4. Add the flour and stir for a minute 
  5. Add the milk and stir gradually using a whisk
  6. Still quickly so the mix do not lump 
  7. Add the kiri cheese pieces when the mix is dense and stir 
  8. Add the eggplants and stir for the last time 
  9. Add the salt and the black pepper 
  10. Pour the mix in the serving dish 
  11. Put the kabab in the middle of the dish 
  12. Decorate the dish with chopped parsley, pine nuts, and pomegranate. It is served hot with the salad 
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