Auntie Anwaar’s Mansaf Risotto

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      1 hr 45

Appears in
The Jewelled Kitchen

By Bethany Kehdy

Published 2013

  • About

Traditionally, this quintessentially Bedouin dish is prepared using jmeed, which is a dried yogurt or buttermilk sometimes called rock cheese. Anwaar Younis gave me her recipe for Jordan’s national dish, which I’ve tweaked a little. Mansaf is a communal dish and a great symbol of generosity that is often served on special occasions. Sometimes eaten with the right hand, the meat i