Tajine or tagine is a Morrocan dish usually made in a clay pot full of meat, sweet dried fruit, and an amazing flavor. This tajine doesn’t require any special ingredients or materials, and is a super hands-off yet delicious dish!
- 2 pounds of cubed beef shoulder with little fat
- 1 1/2 pounds of red onion
- 1 tablespoon of ground ginger
- 1 tablespoon of salt
- 1/2 tablespoon of pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
- 4-5 saffron threads
- 3 cups of water
- 1 cup of dried fruit
- Dice up the onions and sauté them in a heavy-bottomed pot until they’re transparent.
- Put the cubed beef in along with the ginger, salt, and pepper.
- Take the strands out of the cup, pour it into the pot along with 2 more cups of water.
- Leave it on low heat for an hour covered.
- After an hour, take the lid off, pour in the cinnamon but don’t stir, and put the lid back on for another 1-2 hours until the beef is super tender.
- Put the dried fruit in a small bowl of water for 20 minutes before serving.
- Serve the tagine with couscous and the dried fruit on top.