Preparation info
  • 4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Cuisine of Life: Recipes and Stories of the New Food Entrepreneurs of Turkey

By Center for International Private Enterprise

Published 2019

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Fahsa is a traditional Yemeni stew often prepared with spiced beef or lamb. It’s served boiling hot in a stone dish called a harda, topped with a hulba, a whipped fenugreek sauce, and eaten with bread, especially for lunch. Fahsa is particularly famous in Sana’a. If you have a stone pot, that is ideal here, as it retains heat and keeps the fahsa boiling hot. If not, use a heavy-bottomed pot, such as cast-iron or a Dutch oven. Start the hulba first — the ground fenugreek needs to soak for 2