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Serves 3 - 4

  • 500g Spinach roughly chopped
  • 500g Swiss chard ('silek' in Arabic) roughly chopped
  • 4 spring onions chopped
  • 2 big onions sliced
  • 1 bunch of Fennel chopped (Shoumar) or Dill
  • 1/2 cup Burghul
  • 2tbs lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp mixed spices
  • 2-3 tbs olive oil
  • Salt & pepper
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** Important **

The mixed spices used here are the traditional '7 spices' you can buy off the shelf.

Soak the burghul with water for 1/2h. Put the oil in a deep pan and fry the sliced onions till brown. Add the spinach, Swiss chard and spring onions. Stir-fry for 10 minutes. Add the fennel, burghul, lemon juice, salt and pepper, mix well. Cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes. Adjust seasoning if necessary. Serve hot, warm or cold.

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