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Middle Eastern Ouzi

And while it is true that this recipe uses some easy and affordable ingredients. This recipe uses nuts and a variety of sumptuous and nutritious ingredients that can make your Ramadan table richer and more versatile.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Arab, Syrian Recipes, Turkish Recipes
Servings: 4 people


  • 3 Pieces of potatoes of medium size cut into cubes
  • 3 Pieces of onion, finely chopped
  • 2 Pounds of beef meat, chopped into cubes
  • 2 Pounds of Basmati Rice
  • 3 Cups of raisins soaked into water for a few minutes
  • 6 Boiled and peeled eggs
  • 1 Teaspoon of ground black pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon of Biryani spices
  • 1 Teaspoon of salt
  • 1 Teaspoon of cardamom
  • 7 pieces of samosa dough or filo


  • Heat a quantity of little oil in a frying pan on the fire, and fry the potatoes in it until it gets a golden color.
  • Sauté the onion and the raisins and mix the ingredients very well together.
  • Boil the meat with water in a saucepan on the stove; then add in the black pepper, cardamom, and salt, and when it is sautééd; mix it with the potatoes.
  • Cook the rice in the boiling water with the biryani spices, and a quarter of a teaspoon of salt.
  • Prepare a large baking tray and grease it with oil or butter.
  • Lay the samosa dough in the baking tray, so that youcover it on all sides.
  • Put the first layer of the filling with two eggs, then put a layer of rice and continue repeating the process until you finish all the quantity.
  • Cover the face with samosa or filo dough
  • Put the baking tray in the preheated oven and bake for about five minutes, until it becomes golden in color.
  • Take the ouzi out of the oven, and flip it into a serving dish like a cake.
  • Serve and enjoy!