KHOUBZIZ AL UROUQ ( MINCED MEAT BREAD )

khoubziz al urouq.jpeg A special bread made with finely chopped lambPrepare 11/2 quantities of Khoubiz Al Tanoor dough (page -16). After step 7, while the dough is raising, mix the meat with the below listed spices, cover and set aside. Once the dough has risen, gradually work in all the ingredients listed below and follow the recipe.

Ingredients
3/4 kg finely chopped lamb with some fat
1 3/4 teaspoons turmeric powder
3/4 teaspoon black pepper powder
1 teaspoon cumin powder
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
2 cups finely chopped onion
1 cup chopped fresh mint
2 cups chopped carafus*
2 cups chopped parsley
2-3 cups flour for working and rolling the dough

Topping:
sesame seeds

Variations:

KHOUBIZ AL UROUQ WITH CHICKEN:

In the above recipe, substitute meat with chicken.

KHOUBIZ AL UROUQ WITH CHEESE:

Substitute meat with 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese

* Carafus is a type of herb grown in the Middle East, its leaves are slightly larger than parsley leaves.