• 3 pounds of lamb breast — halal certified
  • 1 onion
  • ½ cup of vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon of smen (ghee) — clarified butter
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon of salt (to taste)
  • ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • 2 teaspoons of paprika
  • 1 teaspoon of ginger powder
  • a large pinch of saffron

Step 1

Dice the onion and mince the garlic.

Step 2

Mix the spices in ½ cup of water.

Step 3

Make few slits in the meat. Cover the meat with the spice mix and the garlic.

Step 4

In a cooking pan, cook the meat with the vegetable oil, clarified butter, and the onion. Add 2 cups of water to the meat.

Step 5

Cover the pan and let the meat cook on high heat until fully cooked (that will take approximately 1 hour). Rotate the meat from time to time in the pan so it is cooked from all sides.

Step 6

Once the meat is cooked, place it in a baking pan and pour few tablespoons of the sauce on top.

Step 7

Broil the meat in the oven for 5 minutes.

Step 8

Pour the rest of the sauce on the meat and serve immediately.