Fava Beans with Lamb
(Etli Bakla - Adana)
500 gr Fava Beans, washed, trim both ends and shave along the sides with a knife. Cut them in a 2 cm long.
150-200 gr. Lamb, cut in cube
1 medium size onion, chopped
4-5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp butter
1 spoon full red pepper paste
1 + 1 1/2 cup hot water
Garlic Yoğurt Sauce:
1/2 cup Turkish yoğurt
1 garlic clove, mashed with 1/2 tsp salt
2 tbsp dill, chopped
Cook the lamb cubes with its own juice. After all the water evaporates, add the onion butter and olive oil, saute for a few minutes. Add 1 cup of hot water, cook over medium-low heat until all the water evaporates and the lamb pieces are soften.
Then add red pepper paste and fava beans saute over low heat until the beans colour turns to yellowish. Stir occasionally. Then add 1 1/2 cup hot water and salt. Cover the lid halfway and cook for about 25-30 minutes at low medium heat. If necessary add more hot water.
Serve Fava Beans with Lamb with Garlic Yoğurt Sauce on top.
Labels: Lamb- Beef -Veal