043 – Mrouzia – Sweet Lamb Tajine Eid-El-Adha Specials
1 pound of lamb tender meat or lamb shoulder chops
1 large onion grated
5 Oz of raisins (soaked in water)
4 Oz of blanched almonds
4 Tablespoons of butter
2 Tablespoons of honey
1/2 teaspoon of ginger powder
1/4 teaspoon of pepper (to taste)
1/2 teaspoon of salt (to taste)
1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
A large pinch of saffron
A pinch of turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon of Ras-El-Hanout
On medium heat, add the butter, the grated onion, the meat, and the spices. Mix well, cover your pan and let the meat cook for 5 minutes.
Cover the meat with water. Cover the pan and let the meat cook for the next 45 minutes to 1 hour.
When the meat is almost cooked, drain the raisins from their water and add them to the saucepan. Add the honey.
Add a little more water to the meat and raisins if needed.
Cover the pan and let the meat and raisins cook for the next 15 minutes.
Before serving, fry the almonds in a little bit of oil until golden brown.
Note: To serve the Mrouzia, put the meat first on the plate, cover it with the raisins and top it with the almonds. Enjoy!