Muhammara

    JamesElliott

    Muhammara

    Muhammara

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    10min


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    About this recipe: An exotic dip consisting of walnuts and a touch of pomegranate. Originally from Syria, this is also popular in parts of Lebanon and Turkey. Serve with pitta bread.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 8 

    • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    • 50g (2 oz) fine dried breadcrumbs
    • 50g (2 oz) finely chopped walnuts
    • 4 cloves garlic, mashed into a paste
    • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 2 tablespoons pomegranate syrup or juice
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1 teaspoon dried crushed chillies

    Method
    Prep:10min  ›  Ready in:10min 

    1. In the container of a food processor or blender, combine the olive oil, breadcrumbs, walnuts, garlic, lemon juice, pomegranate syrup, cumin and chillies. Process until smooth. Serve with pitta triangles.
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    Reviews in English (11)

    JamesElliott
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    I roasted red peppers until the outer skins were charred. After letting the peppers cool to room temperature, I removed the skins and seeds. I toasted the walnuts, omitted the pomegranate molasses and garlic, and I used red wine vinegar in place of lemon juice. This dip is one of my all-time favourites!  -  03 Jun 2014

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    74

    I make muhammara regularly as I am of lebanese origin. The main ingredient is missing: red bell peppers. I used about 3 to 4 red peppers and I also add a small spoon of sugar.  -  11 Aug 2007  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    22

    This recipe is definitely missing roasted red peppers. I used a recipe from another site that called for them. I think this is the kind of dish that you either love or hate.  -  06 Oct 2008  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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