Ingredients: (6 servings)
lean ground lamb or beef, 500 grams
medium eggs, 2-3
medium onions, 2-3
bread crumbs, one cup
tomato juice, 3-4 glasses
lime juice, 3-4 teaspoons
milk, one cup
baking powder, one teaspoon (optional)
Add bread crumbs, salt and pepper to milk, and mix well. Peel and
grate onions. Add meat, eggs, baking powder, onions, and lime juice
to the mix, and again mix well.
Heat up cooking oil in a frying pan. Remove balls from the mix
about 4-5 cm in diameter. Form into a round shape with a
thickness of 2-3 cm, and poke a hole in the middle.
Fry on both sides until golden. Add salt and pepper to tomato
juice and mix well, then add to shaami and cook over medium
heat until tomato juice is quite thick.
Roxana & Farzin Mokhtarian