Ingredients: (4 servings)
ground lamb (or beef), 500 grams
chickpea flour, 300 grams
onions, two regular
fresh lime juice (or vinegar), one cup
sugar, 3-4 spoons
saffron, 1/2 teaspoon
Dissolve half of saffron in a cup of hot water and add with salt, pepper and chickpea
flour to ground lamb (or beef) and mix well. If necessary, gradually mix in some more
water so that the mix does not stick to the hand.
Slice onions and fry in oil until golden. Add five glasses of water and some salt and
bring to boil. Make 3-4 cm balls from the mix and fry in oil for about 10 minutes over
medium heat. Transfer balls to boiling water and add lime juice (or vinegar), sugar and
the rest of saffron, and cook over medium heat for 15 minutes.