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Easy Rice Pilaf (Bariis Maraq Fudud) أرز بيلاف سهل

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English Af-Soomaali عربي Easy Rice Pilaf www.xawaash.com 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…

Ful Mudammas (Fuul) Ful Mudammas فول مدمس

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Ful Mudammas www.xawaash.com “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…

Kalamudo (Kalaamuddo) Kalamudo كَـلامُـدّة

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Kalamudo www.xawaash.com 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,…

Bun & Toor (Bun & Toor) Grains de café entiers frits بن وخلطة العَمْبُولُو

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Fried Whole Coffee Beans www.xawaash.com Bun or bun sharuur is whole coffee beans with hull that are deep fried in ghee or oil. For Somalis, it is a delicacy that many associate with rituals. It is deeply tied to religious ceremonies whether small or large. Whenever there are prayer gatherings and…

Baked Salmon & Carrot Salad (Saalmon La Foorneeyay & Insalaaddo Karooto) Saumon Grillé & Salade de Carottes سلمون بالفرن وسلطة الجزر

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Baked Salmon & Carrot Salad www.xawaash.com Some recipes come to you very easily. The recipe for the carrot salad is one such example. It was sent to us by our friend J. who lives in France. She is the person who does all the French translation for us. Thank you J.!…

Peera (Caano Baraawe) Peera فدج براوي

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Peera www.xawaash.com Caano Baraawe (lit. Bravanese milk) is what this delicacy is known as in other parts of Somalia. The Bravanese (from Brava, Somalia) know it as peera. This name with its East Asian origins, is testament to the town’s position as an important trading centre along the coast of the…

Somali Chutney (Shidni) Chutney Somali الشتني الصومالي

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Somali Chutney www.xawaash.com This is not everyday Somali food. Not even a once-in-a-month thing, unless you frequent Somali restaurants. This chutney is consumed on special occasions which explains why some Somalis know it as Basbaas Alla-bari (feast hot sauce). Alla-bari is a large prayer gathering followed by a feast. That name…

Cubed Chicken (Suqaar Digaag) Poulet en Dés مكعبات الدجاج

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Cubed Chicken www.xawaash.com We first had cubed chicken at Hamdi Restaurant. It is a Somali restaurant in Toronto that is quite popular. Whenever we go to Somali restaurants, we never order individual dishes. We choose the large platters of rice served with different types of meat dishes: roasted goat meat, goat…

Somali Rice Pilaf (Bariis Maraq) Riz Pilaf Somali البيلاف الصومالي

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Somali Rice Pilaf www.xawaash.com This is not your typical rice pilaf cooked with 1 cup broth for 2 or more cups of rice. This pilaf is cooked with 2 cups broth for each cup of rice, making it a very flavourful dish. In fact, it is so flavourful that we sometimes…

Fried Fish (Kalluun La Shiilay) Poisson Frit السمك المقلي

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English Af-Soomaali Français عربي Fried Fish www.xawaash.com Sometimes people make the weirdest assumptions. They engage in stereotyping that may not end up too well for them. Like the woman who came to visit my mother at our home in Mogadishu. I was thirteen then, and at that time I was sitting under the shade of…