Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Libyan Stuffed Potatoes - M'buttin

Libyan Stuffed Potatoes - M'buttin


Meat mixture
1 lb of ground beef
1 grated onion
1 egg
1/3 cup fresh parsley chopped
2-3 cloves of garlic crushed
2 spoons of breadcrumbs
1 1/2 spoons of tomato paste
1 spoon of ghee
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon caraway
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon 5 spice
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

For Frying
3 eggs beaten with a little water
approx 1/2 cup flour
approx 1/3 cup bread crumbs
sliced potatoes
oil for deep frying

Peel and wash potatoes. Thinly slice potatoes

Don’t cut all the way through, you want it to still be attached at the end, like a book. Soak the cut potatoes in a bowl of water for about 15-20 minutes

Mix all the ingredients for the meat mixture together

Gently open the potato

Stuff with the filling

Smooth it evenly

Fill all the potatoes

Dip the meat end in the bread crumbs

Rub flour over the rest of the potato, covering all of it

Dip the whole potato in the egg mixture

Place the stuffed potato in hot oil

Make sure the oil is hot, it should bubble right away

Fill the pot or pan and deep fry until reddish golden

Remove when done

Drain on a rack or some paper towel


1 comment:

  1. Tried this once, totally fallen in love with this simple yet tasty tea time snack!