» Getahead » Food » Ramzan Recipes: How to make Turkish Muhammrah

Ramzan Recipes: How to make Turkish Muhammrah

By Chef Anees Khan
Last updated on: June 28, 2016 16:13 IST
Get Rediff News in your Inbox:

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.

Do you have interesting Ramzan recipes to share?

E-mail your recipes (subject: Ramzan Recipes) along with your NAME, LOCATION and a brief description of the recipe. We will publish select recipes on and India Abroad. ALSO SEE

Ramzan recipes: Sandalwood Kebabs and Khajur ki Kheer

Ramzan recipes: Want to make Lab-e-Shireen?

Ramzan special: 5 yummy chicken recipes

Ramzan recipes: Mutton patties, chicken shawarma and more

Get Rediff News in your Inbox:
Chef Anees Khan Mumbai
Related News: Muhammrah