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Mouttabal Shamandar

Prep Time

20 min

Cook Time

25 min


3-6 Per
Beetroot Muttabal, Mutabbal Shamandar, Mezza, side dish, arabic food,


Boil beetroots for 45minutes until you can run a fork through them smoothly.
Wait to cool then peel and grate.

In a separate bowl mix the juice of 1 lemon, 2-mashed garlic cloves ½ teaspoon salt, ½ cup of tahini and watch it thicken, to loosen the paste add 2 tablespoons yoghurt.

Check that the amount of salt and lemon juice and garlic are to your liking and add to your preference.

Mix the grated beetroots with the tahini mix.

Spread on a plate and garnish with parsley and olive oil. Enjoy.


2 medium size beets

1/2 cup tahini (sesame seed paste)

1/4 cup squeezed lemon

2 garlic cloves

2 tablespoon yoghurt