Yogurt with Meat (Laban Immo)

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Authorksalman
RatingDifficultyBeginner

Laban Immo is meat cooked with yogurt served with rice. It is an Arabic dish famous in Lebanon and Syria.

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time1 hr 30 minsTotal Time1 hr 50 mins

 2 tablespoons oil
 4 onions, sliced
 500g lamb neck fillet cut into cubes
 Pinch of mixed spices
 2 cups water
 2 Chicken Stock cubes
 5 cups yogurt
 1 egg, beaten
 2 tablespoons cornflower mixed with 2 tbsp. water
 1 tablespoons butter
 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
 1 teaspoons dried mint
 2 tablespoons oil

1

Heat oil in saucepan. Add onion, and fry till soft.

2

Add meat and spices, fry for few minutes, then add the water and Chicken Stock cubes.

3

Bring to the boil, lower the heat, cover and simmer for 1 hour or till the meat is tender.

4

Place yoghurt in a big saucepan and mix with egg and cornflower. Bring to the boil, (stirring all the time) and lower the heat.

5

Add the cooked meat, with its sauce, to the yoghurt and simmer for 10 minutes.

6

Meanwhile, heat the butter in a pan, add garlic and mint, fry for 1 minute, and then pour over the yoghurt and meat mixture. Serve with rice.

Ingredients

 2 tablespoons oil
 4 onions, sliced
 500g lamb neck fillet cut into cubes
 Pinch of mixed spices
 2 cups water
 2 Chicken Stock cubes
 5 cups yogurt
 1 egg, beaten
 2 tablespoons cornflower mixed with 2 tbsp. water
 1 tablespoons butter
 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
 1 teaspoons dried mint
 2 tablespoons oil

Directions

1

Heat oil in saucepan. Add onion, and fry till soft.

2

Add meat and spices, fry for few minutes, then add the water and Chicken Stock cubes.

3

Bring to the boil, lower the heat, cover and simmer for 1 hour or till the meat is tender.

4

Place yoghurt in a big saucepan and mix with egg and cornflower. Bring to the boil, (stirring all the time) and lower the heat.

5

Add the cooked meat, with its sauce, to the yoghurt and simmer for 10 minutes.

6

Meanwhile, heat the butter in a pan, add garlic and mint, fry for 1 minute, and then pour over the yoghurt and meat mixture. Serve with rice.

Yogurt with Meat (Laban Immo)

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