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Bites Fil Beit: Lahma filet bel fasolya el khadra wel barmesjan - Meat fillet with green beans and Parmesan Cheese - Daily News Egypt

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Bites Fil Beit: Lahma filet bel fasolya el khadra wel barmesjan – Meat fillet with green beans and Parmesan Cheese

We love food. We love the real, down to earth, tried-and-tested, handed-down-through-the-generations, local Egyptian food. Here is your chance to learn how to make these local delicacies in your own home. And just so you know what to ask for, we have added how to say the ingredients in Arabic. No more excuses, off to the souq!


Bites Fil BeitIngredients

  • 1/2 kg fillet meat – la-hma  fi-let
  • 2 tbsp Parmesan Cheese – geb-na bar-me-sjan
  • 1/4 kg green beans – fa-sol-ya  khad-ra
  • 1 tsp crushed garlic – tom
  • 3 tsp pine nuts – snow-bar
  • 3 tsp parsley, chopped– ba’-doo-nis
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme, chopped– za-tar
  • 2 tsp olive oil – zeit za-toon
  • 6 tsp frying oil – zeit ‘aley-a
  • salt and pepper – malh we fel-fel es-wid

Directions

1-      Season the meat with olive oil, salt and pepper, all over.

2-      Let it sit for 30 minutes.

3-      Place the meat in a non-stick baking pan, and then put it in a 180C oven for 90 minutes or until the meat is tender.

4-      In a saucepan, boil some water.

5-      Put some salt in the water, and then add the green beans. Let it boil for 3 minutes.

6-      Drain the hot water from the green beans and replace with cold water for 1 minute (to preserve its healthy green colour), then drain and set aside.

7-      On medium heat, roast the pine nuts in a saucepan till it becomes a bit crunchy.

8-      In a medium non-stick skillet, add 4 tbsp of frying oil over medium heat.

9-      Add the green beans, garlic, salt and pepper, and stir until the beans and garlic are tender.

10-      In a serving dish, place the meat above the green beans and sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese, parsley, thyme and pine nuts.

Note: You can add any herbs you prefer to the meat

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