Stew for Maftool

Yakhni

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    5

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Gaza Kitchen: A Palestinian Culinary Journey

The Gaza Kitchen

By Laila El-Haddad and Maggie Schmitt

Published 2021

  • About

Abu Sultan, Um Sultan’s husband, used a freshly slaughtered turkey from their farm to make this yakhni, under the careful instruction and supervision of his wife—from whom, he says, he learned to prepare “just about everything.”

Yakhni is one of those culinary terms that reveals a whole history of relationship and exchange. From Southeast Asia to the Balkans, the term is used to refer to different dishes—always some kind of meat-based

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