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Reprinted with permission by Gems in Israel
Submitted by: Elinoar Moore (from her mother in law)
Date Submitted: December 12, 2003

Type of Recipe: Jewish Iraqi origin.
Servings: 4-6



    · 800 grams minced meat
    · 5 finely chopped onions
    · 2 eggs
    · salt & pepper
    · 1 piece of white bread soaked in water & drained
    · 3/4 cup oil
    · 100 grams raisins
    · Cinnamon
    · 2 tbs. honey
    · 3/4 cup water


1) Mix meat, 1 onion, eggs, bread, salt & pepper and the drained pieces of bread.

2) Make small balls and fry until brown (in a 1/4 cup oil).

3) Heat 1/2 cup oil in a large saucepan, fry 4 onions until golden.

4) Add meatballs and raisins. Season with salt & pepper, honey and cinnamon. Add water and bring to boil.

5) Cook on low heat for an hour.

Serving Suggestions: Serve over rice.


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