HASSA (Gravy)
 

Ingredients 


  • 2-3 pieces of giddeed, fresh lamb or beef ( optional)
  • 1/4 cup oil 
  • 1 cup crushed tomatoes 
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 3 Tbsp flour
  • Red pepper (powder), salt and turmeric 
  • Green hot peppers
  • Fresh cilantro, basil and mint ( equal amounts, chopped and mixed)
  • 1 lemon

Directions 


  • Add tomato paste, crushed tomatoes and spices to oil or gideed.
  • Add 1 - 2 Tbsp cilantro, basil, mint mixture and diced garlic
  • Let it simmer for about 10 minutes, adding 1/4 cup of water if needed
  • Add about 3 cups of water, fresh peppers and bring to boil.
  • Dissolve flour in about 1 cup of water, and add to the boiling sauce, stirring constantly until it thickens.
  • Let it boil for five minutes
  • Add squeezed lemon juice and serve hot.