Mezgaldi Of Onions Recipe

Step 1

Arrange onions in layers in a large shallow bowl. Combine oil, saffron, ginger, pepper, half cinnamon & sugar. Pour over onions, add just enough water to cover. Mix well & let marinate for 2 hours.

Step 2

Place celery stalks crossways in the bottom of a tagine or casserole. This protects the onions from scorching. Arrange onions in overlapping layers & pour over marinade. Sprinkle with remaining cinnamon & sugar.

Step 3

Cover tagine & cook at 325F for 30 to 40 minutes & then uncover & brown under a broiler just before serving. The onions should be lsightly caramelized & very tender.

Things You'll Need

  • 2lb Spanish onions, sliced
  • 2/3c Olive oil
  • 1/4ts Powdered saffron
  • 1ts Ginger
  • 1ts Black peppercorns, crushed
  • 4tb Cinnamon
  • 2tb Sugar
  • 2ea Celery stalks

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