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Koussitto Recipe

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The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Koussitto  Recipe. Enjoy the Middle Eastern Cuisine and learn how to make Koussitto. 

Preparation time :     20 minutes
Cooking time :     1 hour, 50 minutes

Serves: 5 persons
Difficulty: Medium
Cost: Cheap


2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 medium onion or 125 g, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed
400 g lean lamb, cut into cubes
5½ cups water or 1375 ml
2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Less Salt Bouillon
2 medium tomatoes or 300 g, peeled and cut into cubes
2 tablespoons tomato paste
5 medium zucchini or 500 g, cut into big cubes
1 carrot or 150 g, cut into big cubes
1 tin canned chickpeas or 400 g, drained
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon


Heat oil in a large saucepan, cook garlic and chopped onions for 3-4 minutes or until they become tender. Add lamb cubes and fry for 6-8 minutes or until meat becomes brown in color.

Add water and MAGGI® Chicken Less Salt Bouillon cubes then bring to boil and simmer for 1 hour 15 minutes or until lamb becomes tender.

Add the tomato cubes, tomato paste, zucchinis, carrot and chickpeas. Simmer for 20-25 minutes or until zucchinis become tender. Season with cinnamon powder and serve.

Serve with steamed rice.

Cooking tips : Add more water to the stew if it needs. 

Nutritional Information

Fats :     11.00 g
Protein :     23.00 g
Carbohydrate :     32.00 g
Energy :     308.00 Kcal 

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Chicken and pomegranate tagine
Fattoush with sumac chicken
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