Lenten Vegetable Stew

Zibdiyit Khudar

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    5–6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey

The Gaza Kitchen

By Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt

Published 2021

  • About

Gaza has a small Christian population. During Lent, they enjoy this vegetarian stew, traditionally prepared in hand-made, unglazed clay bowls and slow-cooked in a large communal stone oven. The following mixture of vegetables works nicely, though almost any vegetables may be substituted; use what you have on hand. The important thing is the long slow-cooking, over real coals if at all possible.