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Sfiha (meat filled pastry) mom's recipe

These open-faced Arab meat pies, a kind of small pizza, also called laḥm bi’l-'ajīn, are made with Arabic-styled dough. Some don’t mix yogurt into the dough, but I find it gives softness to it. The version my mom makes at home for the filling is little different than all the ones you may read about, I think it’s the way her mom used to make back in Hebron, although the pomegranate molasses is definitely a Syro-Lebanese touch. The filling is made with spiced lamb or beef, onions, spices, and tomatoes, and basic thing is tahina paste. The name ṣfīḥa comes from the root word meaning to flatten.

Sfiha (meat filled pastry) mom's recipe


Fried pinenuts can be added to the meat filling if you wish. give a great crunch.

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Posted by SH135Report
Found it, thanks! I'm looking forward to trying it.
Posted by Huda Abu HamdiaReport
hope it turned out as u wish dear ..
Posted by SH135Report
Where do I find the dough recipe please?
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Posted by Huda Abu HamdiaReport
Just LOVED the reaction :-D
Welllll.. IT IS: mmmmmmmmmm mmmmmm!
Posted by jackicamReport
These look so delicious! They look like a plate of oysters - but much tastier! : )
Posted by Huda Abu HamdiaReport
huhuhuhhh.. they are so tasty really .. every time i go back on vacation, my mom always makes them foe me cz she knows i love them.. i can't stop eating from them :-)