One Pot Lamb & Freekeh Wheat recipe with Masala & Koobi Seasoning
What is Freekeh?
Freekeh is a type of ancient grain derived from North African and Levantine cuisine.
Freekeh is made from young green durum wheat which is roasted and rubbed; giving it a nutty, smoky flavour and a chewy texture.
Freekeh is also packed with nutrients and has a high protein content, making it a healthier choice for your meals. It’s a great alternative to rice or couscous.
Why Choose Lamb?
When it comes to pairing freekeh with meat, lamb is an excellent choice. Lamb has a rich flavour that complements the nuttiness of freekeh perfectly. It is also a great source of protein and essential vitamins and minerals.
- 1 cup Freekeh
- 1.5 cups of Water
- 500g of Lamb cut into cubes
- 1 tablespoon of Buy Ndudu East African Masala Seasoning
- 1 small white diced organic onion
- 1 large sliced Red onion
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- 4 large chopped fresh plum Tomatoes
- Buy Ndudu Koobi Seasoning Salt to taste
Season the Lamb cubes in Koobi Salt and and diced white onions for a minimum of an hour.
Rinse the Freekeh in cold water to remove any impurities. This should take about 3-4 rinses.
Soak the Freekeh in cold water for 30 minutes.
In a large pot heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the marinated Lamb cubes and fry till it starts to brown
Add the sliced Red onions and sauté until the onion becomes translucent.
Add the rinsed Freekeh and dry fry for 3 - 4 minutes.
Sprinkle the Masala seasoning over the lamb and Freekeh and stir well
Add the water or your preferred stock.
Add the fresh tomatoes and cover the saucepan with its lid to trap in the heat.
Reduce the heat to its lowest setting and simmer for about 20 minutes, allowing the flavours to meld together.
Remove from heat and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.
Enjoy Your Flavourful Freekeh Dish!
Now that your freekeh with lamb and masala seasoning is ready, it's time to dig in and enjoy the delicious flavours.
This dish is not only packed with nutrients but also offers a unique and satisfying culinary experience.
Serve it as a main course or as a side dish alongside your favorite vegetables. Bon appétit!