Lebanese Kibbi arnabiye (Kibbi Balls with Sesame Paste) Recipe

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1 kg (32 oz) kibbi balls (size 10 cm each), baked for 10 minutes
3 cups sesame paste
1 kg (32 oz) roughly chopped onion
1 kg (32 oz) fresh orange juice, strained
½ kg (16oz) fresh tangerine juice, strained
½ kg (16 oz) lemon juice, strained
1 kg (32 oz) Seville orange, strained
1 tsp pomegranate thickened juice
1 tbs vinegar
½ cup vegetable oil
1 tbs olive oil
1 liter water
1 tbs salt (as desired)


Put sesame paste in a large pot, add all juices (except pomegranate), olive oil, and water gradually. Don’t stop stirring as you add liquids.When mixture is consistent, add salt and pomegranate juice. Stir.Fry onions in oil then grind in a food grinder.Add to mixture and stir well over medium heat for 30 minutes or till you see sesame paste oil appears on top of mixture.
Add kibbi balls one by one. Let mixture boil for 5 minutes. Serve hot with rice.

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