Category Archives: Mains (Cuntada Rasmiga) Plat Principal

Easy Rice Pilaf (Bariis Maraq Fudud) أرز بيلاف سهل

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English Af-Soomaali عربي Easy Rice Pilaf In this recipe, we show a quick method for preparing delicious rice pilaf. If you skip the rice soaking step, it becomes almost as quick as preparing a simple pasta dish. Use a good stock and your family or guests will think you have been labouring for hours…

Shish Taouk (Digaag La Solay) شيش طاووق

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Shish Taouk Tender, juicy shish taouk is amazingly delicious while dry chicken breast can make you choke. Dry chicken is one of the things that make us never go back to an eatery that serves it. However, it can be forgiven if it is a very busy night and there…

Penne alla Primavera (Makarooni Qudaar Leh) مكرونة بالخضار

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Penne alla Primavera Primavera means spring in Italian and while it is not spring now, the fall colours have inspired us to put together this delightful pasta dish. This is one vegetarian meal that will make you forget about meat, at least for a day. The dish consists of crispy…

Fried Chicken (Digaag La Shiilay) Poulet Frit بروست الدجاج

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Fried Chicken For quite some time now, we wanted to post a recipe for fried chicken. It was always in the back of our mind. Then came Lee Daniel’s The Butler. We went to watch the movie as soon as it was released, and there was the fried chicken. A…

Fail-proof Biryani (Biryaani) Biryani Inratable برياني بنتيجة مؤكدة

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Fail-proof Biryani There are different ways of preparing biryani. The following is one of the methods we use and it always yields great results. The beauty of this method is that it eliminates a lot of guesswork on the proper length of time needed to cook the different ingredients to…

Braised Lamb (Hilib Ari La Gaduudiyay) لحم الغنم المحمر

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Braised Lamb We posted other recipes for cooking lamb and goat meat. This recipe shows the method we use, nine times out of ten, for preparing fresh lamb or goat meat in our home. It is an easy method and one that yields great results every time. We like the…

Ful Mudammas (Fuul) Ful Mudammas فول مدمس

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Ful Mudammas “Some ideas are by frequency and strength of association so closely combined that they cannot be separated; if one exists, the other exists along with it in spite of whatever effort we make to disjoin them.” (Analysis of the Human Mind, 2nd ed., vol. i, p. 93) That…

Lamb Stew (Maraq Ari) مرق لحم غنم

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English Af-Soomaali عربي Lamb Stew These past few days, it has been raining quite hard. We love watching heavy downpours when we are staying at home, curled up in a blanket, and having no need to go outside. These heavy rains coincide with the Gu which is the main rainy season (April to June)…

Kalamudo (Kalaamuddo) Kalamudo كَـلامُـدّة

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Kalamudo When Leila’s mother, Maedo, came from the UK to visit us for a few days last week, it was only natural that we would prepare the video for Kalamudo that many of you have been requesting for so long. She told us that instead of repeating the previous recipe,…

Ambulo (Cambuulo) Ambulo عَمْبُولُو

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Ambulo My most memorable meal was not the one that I had at a fancy restaurant. It was a plate of beans and rice that I had in Mareer Gur, Somalia. It was the most satisfying meal ever! Somalis call it “federation”, a federation of grains. In the early hours…

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We are a husband and wife team and we live in Canada. In a world full of food complications, we make cooking very simple. Our recipe videos will make your cooking easy, relaxed and enjoyable. We bring you the foods we love from Somalia and from around the world.