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Gone, but hopefully not forgotten.

Dear readers,

It has been a while since I last posted. I have been a very busy woman since I started university. I do plan on adding more yummy recipes during my holidays. Until then, I will repost some of the more famous recipes on this site.

Tammy

Kalankal

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4 Tbs. oil
2 lbs beef; cubed
1 tsp. black pepper
1/8 tsp. cumin
1/8 tsp. coriander
salt

1. Heat the oil in a small pot.
2. Add the beef; stir fry for 2 minutes.
3. Cover and simmer for 20 - 30 minutes.
4. Add the pepper,cumin, coriander, and salt; simmer for 15 minutes.
5. If there is any liquid left in the pot, remove lid and simmer until all the liquid has evaporated.

Somali Rice with Steak and Green Onions

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Rice

2 cups basmati rice; rinsed and drained
2 Tbsp. oil
2 chicken cubes
3 cups chicken stock
2 cinnamon sticks
5 cardamom pods
5 cloves

1. Heat oil in a pot; add the chicken cubes and stir to dissolve.
2. Add the rice and stir-fry for 1 minute to coat the rice with the oil.
3. Add the chicken stock and bring to a boil.
4. Reduce heat to very low and cover.
5. Cook for 15 - 20 minutes or until the rice is tender.


Steak and Green Onions

1/2 lbs beef; cut into really small cubes
1 Tbsp. oil
1 Tbsp. Hoisin sauce
1/2 chicken cube
1/2 cup water
1 tsp. garlic; minced

1. Heat the oil in a small pot; add the beef and brown for 2 minutes.
2. Add the garlic and chicken cube and stirfry for 2 minutes.
3. Add the water and cover.
4. When most of the liquid disappears, add the hoisin sauce.
5. Cook for 5 minutes on low.
6. Serve over rice with green onions.

NOTE: Hoisin sauce is a bit sweet.