Shish Barak (Meat Dumplings)

Shish Barak (Meat Dumplings)
Shish barak are a deliciously rich pasta, covered in a creamy, spicy yogurt sauce. Learn how to prepare this classic Lebanese comfort food!
Cuisine: Asian Dishes
Recipe type: Cake
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Ingredients
  • Filling
  • 1 lb ground lamb or beef
  • ½ white onion, grated
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp chili paste (harissa or shatta)
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • Dough
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ⅛ tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ¾ cup water
  • Sauce
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt, room temperature (or labneh)
  • ½ cup water from cooking the dumplings
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • 4 tbsp butter, melted
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes (like Aleppo)
  • ¼ tsp dried mint
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 4

 

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