Lamb Rib Stew (Chekdirme)

January 8, 2013


Lamb Rib Stew (Çekdirme)

Serves 8-10

  • 3 kg lamb ribs
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 1 l (4 cups) water
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 3 onions
  1. Cut the lamb ribs apart and put them in a stewpot. Add the salt, black pepper, red pepper flakes and water. Bring to a boil over high heat and skim off the foam as it forms.
  2. After 10 minutes of boiling, add the whole tomatoes and onions. Cover the pot, reduce the heat to low, and cook until the meat is tender. Serve right away.