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Kebda Iskandarani – Alexandrian liver Sandwich with Tahini Sauce

The Alexandrian liver is one of the most famous dishes in Egypt, especially in the city of Alexandria, which was named after this recipe.

If you are a fan of spicy food, you will enjoy this recipe because it simply gets more beautiful by using a lot of hot peppers.

The beauty of this recipe is that it is very quick to prepare and also the ingredients are easy.

On the other hand, this recipe is served with pasta or bread. In Alexandria, it is eaten in sandwiches of bread. Small buns (the buns should be small)

Before we start preparing the Kebda Iskandarani

 

Tahina sauce should be added to the liver sandwiches to give them a great taste

I will leave the tahini recipe to you so that you can enjoy the best Alexandrian liver sandwich

INGREDIENTS

  

  1. 1 cup tahini
  2. 2 garlic cloves
  3. 1 Teaspoon salt
  4. 1 Teaspoon black pepper
  5. 1 Teaspoon cumin
  6. 1 Teaspoon coriander
  7. 1 pinch nutmeg
  8. 3 Tablespoon Lemon juice
  9. 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  10. Hot water until we reach the desired consistency

INSTRUCTIONS

 

  1. Put the tahini in a small bowl
  1. Add salt / black pepper / cumin / coriander / nutmeg
  2. Add the 2 grated garlic cloves,
  3. Add lemon juice and vinegar
  4. Add a little hot water and start stirring
  5. Keep stirring and adding water according to the type of main food. For example, if you are going to use it in sandwiches, it is preferable that it be liquid, but if you are going to eat it with pita bread, it is preferable that it is thick.
  6. If you want a creamy tahini sauce, put it in the blender for 4 minutes
  7. Put the tahini sauce on the serving plate
  8. Basic Arabic Tahini Sauce

NOTES

We will use this method in all the next recipes for the tahini sauce. You can consider this recipe as the main recipe that we will use in the next four recipes.

 

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Arabic Tahini Sauce

Basic Arabic Tahini Sauce Recipe 

Kaly
Basic Arabic Tahini Sauce Recipe 
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4
Calories 90 kcal

Equipment

  • small bowl
  • Tablespoon

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup tahini
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 Teaspoon salt
  • 1 Teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon coriander
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 3 Tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons white vinegar
  • Hot water until we reach the desired consistency

Instructions
 

  • Put the tahini in a small bowl
    Put the tahini in a small bowl
  • Add salt / black pepper / cumin / coriander / nutmeg
    Add salt / black pepper / cumin / coriander / nutmeg
  • Add the 2 grated garlic cloves,
  • Add lemon juice and vinegar
  • Add a little hot water and start stirring
  • Keep stirring and adding water according to the type of main food. For example, if you are going to use it in sandwiches, it is preferable that it be liquid, but if you are going to eat it with pita bread, it is preferable that it is thick.
  • If you want a creamy tahini sauce, put it in the blender for 4 minutes
    If you want a creamy tahini sauce, put it in the blender for 4 minutes
  • Put the tahini sauce on the serving plate
    Put the tahini sauce on the serving plate
  • Basic Arabic Tahini Sauce

Notes

We will use this method in all the next recipes for the tahini sauce. You can consider this recipe as the main recipe that we will use in the next four recipes.
Keyword Arabic Tahini Sauce Recipe, Basic Arabic Tahini Sauce Recipe, Tahini Sauce

 

Kebda Iskandarani- Alexandrian liver

 

INGREDIENTS

  

  1. 500 gram liver sliced
  2. 10 crushed garlic cloves
  3. 3 lemon juice
  4. 5 tablespoons vinegar
  5. 1 teaspoon salt
  6. 2 teaspoons black pepper
  7. 1 teaspoon dried coriander
  8. 2 teaspoons cumin
  9. 1 teaspoon chili
  10. 4 bell peppers
  11. 4 hot peppers
  12. 1 small buns
  13. 2 lemons
  14. 1 Cup Oil
  15. 2 Tablespoon butter

INSTRUCTIONS

 

  1. Put the sliced liver in a deep dish, then add lemon juice and vinegar
  1. Add garlic, cumin, coriander, salt and bblack epper, then chili and mix well
  2. Bring a large frying pan, then put it on the fire so that it is hot, then put the oil and butter, as the butter gives it a wonderful taste – note that the frying pan should be large until the liver is well cooked
  3. Put the liver in the pan for 5 minutes only
  4. While placing the liver in the pan, cut the bell pepper and hot pepper into slices
  5. Put the pepper on the liver and leave it for another five minutes
  6. Prepare the bread and put the liver inside, preferably by putting some drops of lemon on it

 

Kebda Iskandarani- Alexandrian liver Recipe

Kaly
the orignal Kebda Iskandarani- Alexandrian liver Recipe
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 2
Calories 200 kcal

Equipment

  • Frying pan
  • Wooden spoon

Ingredients
  

  • 500 gram liver sliced
  • 10 crushed garlic cloves
  • 3 lemon juice
  • 5 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried coriander
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili
  • 4 bell peppers
  • 4 hot peppers
  • 1 small buns
  • 2 lemons
  • 1 Cup Oil
  • 2 Tablespoon butter

Instructions
 

  • Put the sliced liver in a deep dish, then add lemon juice and vinegar
  • Add garlic, cumin, coriander, salt and bblack epper, then chili and mix well
  • Bring a large frying pan, then put it on the fire so that it is hot, then put the oil and butter, as the butter gives it a wonderful taste - note that the frying pan should be large until the liver is well cooked
  • Put the liver in the pan for 5 minutes only
  • While placing the liver in the pan, cut the bell pepper and hot pepper into slices
  • Put the pepper on the liver and leave it for another five minutes
  • Prepare the bread and put the liver inside, preferably by putting some drops of lemon on it
Keyword Alexandrian liver Recipe, Kebda Iskandarani

Kebda Iskandarani- Alexandrian liver Preparation Notes.

The first and most important advice when preparing the liver is not to wash it because when washing the liver it gives an unpleasant taste.

You can freeze the liver before slicing so that you get even slices of liver.

Kebda Iskandarani- Alexandrian liver Cocking Notes.

The liver does not need more than 10 minutes to cook.

Keep the fire low to medium.

You can serve it with bread or pasta.

Add optional drops of lemon according to your desire.

 

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