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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 25 September 2018

How to make: harees 

This traditional dish, with its porridge-like consistency, is served all across the GCC during Ramadan. Nasser Ibrahim, from Emirati restaurant Seven Sands, shows us how to concoct it

Harees prepared by Executive Chef, Nasser Ibrahim at Seven Sands restaurant in The Beach. Reem Mohammed / The National
Harees prepared by Executive Chef, Nasser Ibrahim at Seven Sands restaurant in The Beach. Reem Mohammed / The National

Preparation time: Six to seven hours Serves 10 People

Ingredients:

2kg veal, with bone

1.5kg harees wheat

20g rice

salt to taste

100g ghee

4 litres water

Nasser Ibrahim, adds ghee to the harees. Reem Mohammed / The National 
Nasser Ibrahim, adds ghee to the harees. Reem Mohammed / The National 

Method:

Put the veal with water in a pot, bring to the boil slowly, skim off

the foam, and let boil for an hour

or until soft.

Add the wheat and the rice, stir it regularly over one hour.

Cover the pot and keep cooking for almost five hours at a low heat.

Add the salt.

Remove the bone from the mixture, add ghee and blend until it’s all a smooth texture.

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