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Ramzan Recipes: How to make Turkish Muhammrah

Last updated on: June 28, 2016 16:13 IST

We'd asked you, dear readers to share your favourite Ramzan recipes.

Chef Anees Khan, founder and chef at Star Anise Patisserie, Mumbai and Star Anise Fine Foods Pvt Ltd shares a lip-smacking Ramzan recipe that you should definitely indulge in.

You can share yours too.

Turkish Muhammrah

Photograph: Kind Courtesy Anees Khan


  • 6 pieces of red bell pepper
  • 1 cup of walnut
  • 1/2 cup of breadcrumbs
  • 10 roasted garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 2 tbsp chilli paste
  • 8 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups of creme cheese
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice


  • Slice each pepper in half, lengthwise. Remove the top stem and seeds.
  • Arrange the peppers in a single layer on the baking sheet and cut side down.
  • Bake until the skins are blackened and begins to crack.
  • Transfer the charred bell peppers to a medium bowl.
  • Cover the bowl with a plastic wrap or a large plate. Allow to cool.
  • Then peel off the charred skins and place the bell peppers in a food processor.
  • Add walnuts, bread crumbs, garlic cloves, lemon juice, chilli paste and cumin powder.
  • Process until smooth while slowly drizzling in the olive oil.
  • Serve with lavash (a soft, thin unleavened flatbread made in a tandoor), pita bread, lettuce or vegetables.

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