Adasi Calories & Nutrition Values

Adasi (Adas:Lentils) is a good source of protein. Lentils being Adasi's main ingredient has various of health benefits. It can stabilize the blood sugar and lower your cholesterol. Lentils are high in Iron and Vitamin B. Adasi is very high in dietary fiber. It can improve your digestive health as well as your heart. 3.5 ounces (100 grams) of Adasi has 331 calories and 131 calories from fat. It is low in cholesterol, sugar and sodium. It contains 14.6 grams of protein and 36.9 grams of carbohydrates.

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Linzer Cookies

1 Cup All Purpose Flour 3.2 oz (90 g) Unsalted Butter 2 Tbsp Sugar 1/4 Tsp Salt 1 Egg (Yolk) 1/4 Tsp Vanilla Extract 1 Tsp Baking Powder Powdered Sugar (1 tbsp) Strawberry Jam PREPARATIONS: 1- None DIRECTIONS: 1-Whisk butter, sugar and salt in a bowl until well mixed. 2- Add the egg yolk to the bowl and whisk well. 3- Add the vanilla extract and baking powder and stir well. 4- Add the flour gradually and mix well and knead for few minutes. 5- Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and keep in refrigerator for 30 minutes. 6- Roll out the dough to a 1/4 inch or half centimeter thick. 7- Use a cookie cutter (round or heart shape) and cut out the dough. 8- Use a smaller cookie cutter and cut out the centers of half of the cookies. Re roll the unused part of the batter and repeat step 6 to 8. 9- Place the cookies on a floured bakeware. 10- Preheat the oven to 350 F(176 C), and cook the cookies for 6 minutes. 11- Allow the cookies to cool down. 12- Separate the cut out cookies and the full ones and dust the cut out cookies with powdered sugar. 13- Spread a layer of strawberry jam on the full cookies (bottom surface). 14- place a cut out cookie on top. The recipe is for 12 cookies.

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 kabab koobideh recipe
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"Luleh Kabob"

  • 3 lbs (1360 g) Ground Beef (85% Lean)
  • 2 Small Onions
  • 1 Tbsp (Approximately) Salt or as preferred
  • 1 Tsp (Approximately) Black Pepper Powder or as preferred
  • 1 Tsp Turmeric
  • 1 Tsp (Approximately) Ground Sumac.
  • 1/4 Tsp Saffron

1- Soak the saffron for 10 minutes.
2- Grate the onions and drain the excessive juice.


1- Combine grated onions with ground beef in a large bowl.
2- Add salt, black pepper powder, turmeric and ground sumac to the bowl (Knead the mixture thoroughly after adding each ingredient).
3- Add 2 to 3 tsp of the soaked saffron to the bowl.
4- Knead for 7 minutes.
5- Cover the bowl with a lid or plastic wrap.
6- Keep the beef mixture in refrigerator to marinate for 8 to 12 hours.
Note: For the best result use koobideh skewers to grill the kabobs (koobideh skewers are long and flat and wider than normal skewers).
7- Place a fistful of beef mixture on a skewer and flatten as show in the video.
8- Grill the kabobs on the grill.
9- turn the kabobs often to avoid burning.
10- Grill few tomatoes and peppers to serve on the side.
11- Kabobs can be served with rice.

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Serve Basmati Rice with Kabab Koobideh
 Basmati Rice