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RECIPE FOR IMEAT PATTIES ADAPTED FROM HUICI’S TRANSLATION OF ANÓN, AL-ANDALUS #5 RECETA DE ISFÎRIYÂ, P 18
3 ½ oz sour dough
1 large egg
salt to taste
¼ tsp white pepper
1 tsp ground and dissolved saffron
½ tsp cumin
1 tsp coriander seed
oil for frying
Grind red meat. Mix sour dough dissolved in egg. Season with salt, pepper, saffron, cumin, and coriander seed. Knead well.
Heat olive oil in a frying pan. When the oil begins to boil, dip a meat patty, as big as a serving spoon, into the oil in order for it to form a thin cake. Repeat until all the mixture is fried.
Make a sauce.