Posted by Little Sister
2 Garlic cloves
Juice of 1 lemon
1 TSP tomato puree
2 TSPns Cumin seeds
2 TBSP roughly chopped fresh coriander
1 TBSP olive oil
Just mix all together.
Put your chosen meat and marinade in a plastic food bag
Playing with the package every so often to distribute marinade nicely
Tip: Grind the seeds first before you add the rest for the marinade.
150g Shelled pistachio nuts
Grated zest and juice of 1/2 lemon
1 Garlic clove
Small bunch chopped flat leave parsley
Couple of chopped mint leaves
1 TBSP water
5 TBSP extra virgin olive oil
Sea salt and black pepper
Crush the nuts in a mortar & pestle or food processor
Mix all the ingredients together.
Braai your meat as you like it and serve with the sauce.
Tips on what to serve with this:
Tabbouleh is ideal with this.
A green salad
A pilaf with tomato and aubergines (all the boerseuns : that is a rice dish) is perfect and makes a special meal.
Some plain boiled baby potatoes.
Grill aubergines on the braai and serve with the meat
Use the marinade for chicken as well.
Add some ground cinnamon to the marinade and serve with hummus.
Serve with a bowl of Greek yoghurt
Recommendation for the meat:
Neck fillets are deliciously tender. Otherwise I recommend lamb rump steaks
You can use the marinade for choppies but when you have de boned lamb the pistachio sauce works best.