lbs. lamb meat, taken from the shin or rump plus 10 shin
2 1/5 lbs. bleached wheat (this is done by soaking it in
water for an hour than mashing it with a mallet to remove
11 quarts water.
4 - 5 sticks cinnamon.
Salt and pepper according to taste.
meat and bones in a large pot and put half the quantity
of water mentioned above. When it starts to boil remove
skim then pour out the water and wash meat and bones in
cold water. Return bones to the pot and add the remaining
half of the water. When it boils for about 15-20 minutes,
add the wheat and cinnamon sticks. Boil hard for 15 minutes
then reduce heat to medium until wheat is about done. Now
add the meat to the pot and raise the heat till it boils
hard for a few minutes. Reduce heat to low and cook slowly
till meat is done. Add salt and pepper and stir well. (This
dish requires much stirring). Remove bones from pot. Pour
Hareessa into a bowl and serve hot. Yoghurt may be served
with this if desired.