Laham b’Ajeen — Miniature Tamarind Minced Meat Pies

 
Laham b’Ajeen

November 30th 2011By Poopa Dweck

The main ingredient in the laham b’ajeen’s sauce is tamarind concentrate, or temerhindi (also called oot in Arabic), which came to Aleppo via India and Persia in the 7th century. Despite its travels, the entire Middle East uses pomegranate concentrate instead. “The exclusive use of tamarind is by the Aleppians.