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Kibbi Neeyee (Basic Kibbi)

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Category: Beef, Lamb/Sheep

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Cracked Wheat
  • 2 lb Ground Lamb or Beef
  • 2 lg Onions
  • 2 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Black Pepper
  • 1 ts Ground Cinnamon


Wash wheat several times in cold water. Allow wheat to stand in water for
about 1 hour. Grind meat and onions fine. Mix with seasonings and wheat.
If necessary, moisten hands in small bowl filled with cold water. Thorough
mixing or kneading of the mixture is very important. Kibbi may be fried,
baked plan, broiled or baked with a filling. When using a filling, spread
half of kibbi into 10x10" pan that has been greased with butter; be sure to
bring mixture all the way to the edge of pan. Add filling. Top with other
half of kibbi. Run knife around edge of the pan to help seal layers
together. Cut, no deeper than top layer, into diamond shapes. Dot with
butter and bake at 400~ for about 30 minutes or until brown. Serves 10 to

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