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Taco Seasoning

2 Tsp Onion Flakes 1 Tsp Paprika 1 Tsp Cumin 1/4 Tsp Black Pepper 1 Tsp Garlic Powder 1 Tsp Oregano 1/2 Tsp Chili Powder PREPARATIONS: None. DIRECTIONS: 1- Combine onion flakes, paprika, cumin, black pepper, garlic powder, oregano and chili powder in a grinder. 2- Grind thoroughly until powdered.

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Beef Taco

1 lb. (453g) Stew Beef 5 Corn Tortillas 8 oz (226g) Lettuce 1 Tomato 1 Onion 1 Cup Fine (2 oz / 57g) Shredded Cheese (Mexican Style Mix) Monterey Jack Cheddar Asadero Queso Quesadilla 2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil 1 Tbsp Tomato Paste 2 Tsp Taco Seasoning Sour Cream 2g Salt Preparations: 1- Mince the lettuce. 2- Dice the potato. 3- Slice the onion (half ring). Directions: 1- Fry the onions in vegetable oil until golden. 2- Mix in beef and continue frying until beef turns brown. 3- Stir in taco seasoning and tomato paste. 4- Add enough boiling water to cover the beef in an inch. 5- Cover the pot with a lid and simmer for an hour over medium heat or until the beef is fully cooked and the water is evaporated. Note: For soft taco skip the step 6 6- Preheat oven to 375 F (190 C), Hang tortillas over the oven rack as shown in the video and bake the tortillas for 5 to 7 minutes or until the tortillas are firm and receive a U shape. 7- Stir the salt in the beef and heat for a minute or two. 8- Shred the beef using forks. 9- Fill the tortillas with beef and top with sour cream, lettuce, tomato and cheese.

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Carrot rice, Havij polo, iranian, persian, recipe
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  Carrot Rice

     "Havij Polo"

  • 2 Cups Rice
  • 3 Carrots
  • 5 pieces Chicken Thighs
  • 1 Tsp Zafran (Saffron)
  • Salt, Turmeric, Bay Leaves
  • 5 Tbsp vegetable Oil

1- Soak the rice with 1 Tsp salt for 1 hour in a pot.
2- Add 1 Tsp Zafran (saffron) to 1/4 cup boiling water.
3- Slice Carrots in small pieces (recommended) or grate the carrots.
4- 6 cups boiling water


1- Put the chicken thighs in a small pot, Add salt, turmeric and bay leaves and cover with boiling water and simmer for 35 minutes or until the chicken is cooked.
2- Fry the sliced carrots in a pot with 2 tbsp vegetable oil until tender.
3- Simmer the soaked rice until tender and drain the rice in a colander.
4- Mix the fried carrots and the drained rice until well mixed.
5- Pour 2 tbsp vegetable oil in a large pot.
6- Lay the cooked chicken thighs across the pot.
7- Add the rice and carrots mixture to the pot and spread across to cover the chicken thighs.
8- Add 1 tbsp vegetable oil on top of the rice.
9- Cover the pot with a large napkin and put the lid on top.
10- Cook 20 to 25 minutes.
11- Remove the napkin, add the saffron to the pot and cover it back with the lid and cook for 15 more minutes.

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