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Tangerine or Orangepeel Khoreshe

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Category: Lamb/Sheep, Meat

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Lamb or veal hind shanks or
  • -shoulder
  • 2 tb Butter or cooking oil
  • 1/2 ts Pepper
  • 1/2 ts Tumeric
  • 1 sm Onion , chopped
  • 1 c Hot water
  • 1 lb Tangerine or orange peel
  • 1/2 c Lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 ts Saffron


Chop meat into small pieces and saute in the butter with the pepper,
tumeric and onion till lightly broned. Add the water and simmer for 30
minutes covered.

Prepare the tangerine or orange peel by removing the white pith and then
slicing into 2 inch pieces. Cover with water and bringing to a boil. boil
for 5 minutes. Drain and then cover with water and bring to a boil and boil
for 2 minutes.

Add the peel to the meat with the lemon juice and salt and simmer for 15
minutes longer. When well done and the gravy is rich, add the saffron which
has been pounded into a powder and had a few drops of water added to make a

Serve with rice.

Serves 4

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