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Recipes to celebrate Ramadan

18 Recipes
Recipes to celebrate Ramadan
(Los Angeles Times)

Gullac

Time 40 minutes
Yields Serves 6

Baklava

Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Yields Makes about 3 dozen pieces

Muhallebi (ground rice pudding)

Time 35 minutes
Yields Serves 4

Watermelon preserve

Time 4 hours 30 minutes
Yields Makes about 100 pieces, depending on size.

Walnut pastries in honey syrup

Time 30 minutes
Yields Makes 14 pastries

Shir khurma

Time 45 minutes
Yields Serves 6

Roasted zucchini and labneh dip with mint

Time 1 hour
Yields Serves 4

Grilled eggplant dip with tahini, yogurt and roasted chiles

Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Yields Serves 4 to 6

Hot red pepper relish

Time 10 minutes
Yields Makes 3 or 4 tablespoons, about 4 servings

'Igaili (cardamom-saffron sponge cake)

Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Yields Serves 12

Lamb shank tagine with fruit and nuts

Time 5 hours
Yields Serves 4 to 6

Harissa

Time 35 minutes
Yields Makes 1 1/2 cups

Brik

Time 35 minutes
Yields Makes 6 briks

Ab-e dandon (cardamom cookies)

Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Yields Makes about 3 dozen cookies

Eggplant and tomato salad

Time 1 hour
Yields Serves 6 to 8

Shaariya medfouna (Buried in vermicelli)

Time 2 hours 50 minutes
Yields Serves 10 or more

Baghrir (North African Berber pancakes)

Time 1 hour
Yields Serves 8


Noelle Carter is the former Los Angeles Times Test Kitchen director. She left in January 2019.
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