Tzimmes is a Jewish dish, sweet stew typically made from carrots and dried fruits. It’s cooked slow at low heat, and even if it’s simple dish, still considered is a great delicacy.
Tzimmes has many variations, usually prepared mostly from carrots, but there are also versions using potatoes, beans, and even with the addition of meat. You can also add sour apple to the carrots. This is a popular New Year’s Eve dish. Tzimmes should turn out not dry, but not watery.
Instead of baby-cut carrots you can use the sliced large carrot.
Carrots Tzimmes with Raisins and Prunes Recipe
By April 14, 2014Published:
- Yield: 2 Servings
- Prep: 5 mins
- Cook: 45 mins
- Ready In: 50 mins
Tzimmes is a Jewish dish, sweet stew typically made from carrots and dried fruits. It's cooked slow at low heat, and even if it's …
- 250 g baby-cut carrots
- 1 tbsp butter
- 1 large orange juice
- 50 g raisins
- 50 g prunes
- 1 tbsp brown sugar
- pinch of salt
- 1-2 tsp lemon juice
- 1 tbsp honey
- pinch of cinnamon
- 1 cup water boiling
- Preheat the butter in a frying pan and sauté the carrots for about 3-5 minutes.
- Add the orange juice, raisins, prunes, brown sugar, salt, lemon juice, honey, cinnamon and boiling water. Simmer on low heat, covered for about 30-40 minutes, or until carrots are tender. Add a little more boiling water during cooking if necessary.
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