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Hunker Begendi 



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Hunker Begendi 

  • 120 g Cheddar cheese, cut into 2-3 cm pieces
  • 500 g Beef, cut into 3 cm pieces
  • 250 g tomatoes, cut in half
  • 100 g onion, cut in half
  • 2-3 pieces garlic cloves
  • 30 g olive oil
  • 30 g Butter
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons pepper, ground
  • 100 g water
  • 500 g eggplant, peeled & sliced

Bechamel Sauce

  • 150 g Milk
  • 30 g Butter
  • 30 g Flour, Plain
  • 6
    1h 15min
    Preparation 15min
  • 7
  • 8
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      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!
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Recipe's preparation

    Hunker Begendi
  1. Add cheese to the Closed lid bowl and grate 15 sec / speed 5. Remove & set aside
  2. Add onion & garlic to the Closed lid and chop 3 sec / speed 5. Add olive oil and butter and cook for 5 mins / 120 °C / speed 1.
  3. Add diced meat, tomatoes, salt, pepper, pepper paste & water to the Closed lid.
  4. Place the eggplant into the varoma tray & place on top of the Closed lid. Cook for 50 mins / VAROMA / Gentle stir setting. (if the meat is too runny cook for a further 5-10 mins).
  5. Remove meat from Closed lid and place in a thermoserver. Clean & dry the Closed lid.
  6. Bechamel Sauce
  7. Place all sauce ingredients into Closed lid & cook for 5 mins / 100°C / speed 2.
  8. Add reserved cheese & eggplant and blend 7 sec / speed 2 Counter-clockwise operation.
  9. To serve pour the bechamel mixture onto a wide plate or bowl & top with meat mixture over the middle. Enjoy!

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Pepper paste can be purchased from middle eastern stores.

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  • Pepper Paste ? Tomatoes not listed in ingredients...

    Submitted by amanda orsum gargula on 12. November 2020 - 21:45.

    Pepper Paste ? Tomatoes not listed in ingredients so i am curious about the quantity

    Amanda Gentle stir setting

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  • Pepper paste is not listed in the ingredients. How...

    Submitted by Sunny77 on 21. October 2020 - 13:37.

    Pepper paste is not listed in the ingredients. How much would you need? Can you substitute anything else for it? Recipe sounds delicious, keen to try it.

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