Friday, November 2, 2012

225. Fried Iroog

The combination of minced meat, parsley, onion, tomato, and curry is a winning one in Iraqi cuisine.
Having already introduced you to Iraqi Iroog Bread, it was simply a matter of time before delving into some other iroog variations.

This iroog patty is known as iroog tawa (عروق طاوة), which literally translates as iroog of the frying pan.
Noting some differences between the baked bread and the fried patty besides the obvious cooking method, the patty is more intense in flavor and is better eaten hot or warm, immediately after it is cooked otherwise it will lose its crunch and become unattractively soggy.


250g minced meat
2 tomatoes
1 small onion
1/2 green capsicum
1/2 red capsicum
1/2 cup chopped parsley
1/2 cup flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp pepper
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp chili
1 tsp Madras curry powder


Finely chop and dice the tomatoes, onion, capsicums, and mix with the minced meat and the parsley.
Mix in well the seasonings, spices, flour, and baking soda.
Drop the thick batter by tablespoons in hot oil and fry for a minute or two per side until golden brown.
Let drain from excess oil on paper towels before serving hot.

 صحة و عافية


Anonymous said...

Looks great

Maryam Mohammed said...

Thanks! Tastes great too.

Ishtar said...

Was so delicious and easy to make.. Thanks Maryam! You're going to see a lot of comments and hopefully pictures from me soon haha i'm trying out so many of your recipes!!

Maryam Mohammed said...

You're always more than welcome, Ishtar!
And that goes for your comments and pictures as well. I look forward to posting seeing and posting them!

cheryl said...

Trying this week to surprise my Iraqi delight

Maryam Mohammed said...

Good luck!