This is a delicious Middle Eastern dish for lunch or supper that is like a savory cake and full of favor.
Serves 4 to 6
1/3 cup olive oil
1 leek (white part only) finely chopped
1lb ground chicken or turkey
salt and freshly ground black pepper
1/2 tsp ground allspice
1/2 tsp grund cardamon
3 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro or Italian parsley
6 large eggs, beaten
Heat half the oil in a non stick frying pan over medium-low heat. Add the leek and saute for 10 minutes until lightly golden
Stir in the chicken and saute until turning white, using a wooden spoon to break up the lumps.
Stir in the salt and pepper, spices and chopped herbs.
Add the chicken mixture to the eggs and stir well to combine
Heat the remaining oil in a clean frying pan over medium heat.
Pour in the egg and chicken mixture, spreading it evenly over the base of the pan.
Reduce the heat to low, cover the pan and cook for about 15 minutes, or until the eggs have set and the top is still a little runny.
Place the pan under a hot grill for 2 to 3 minutes until the top is set and golden.
Gently shake the pan to loosen the eggah, then slide it onto a plate.
Serve hot or cold, cut into wedges