Stuffed Lamb

Qouzi Mahshi

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Appears in
Delights from the Garden of Eden

By Nawal Nasrallah

Published 2019

  • About

Qouzi is the dish for large gatherings, especially weddings. Depending on how big the occasion is, a lamb or a medium sheep is stuffed and slowly baked to succulence. It is customarily served on a huge mound of cooked rice, and decked with toasted nuts and raisins. The rice may be just white, or it might be multi-colored, partly white, partly yellow with saffron, partly red with tomato sauce, partly brown with cinnamon, and partly green with dill. It was definitely the dish for festi