• 5 tea bags Dilmah Exceptional Arabian Mint
Tea with Honey
• 300g Fresh tuna (cut into cubes)
• 12 Green Prawn Cutlets (de-veined)
• 150ml Extra virgin olive oil
• 500g Carrots (peeled and cut into 2cm length)
• 150ml Milk (warm)
• 1 teaspoon Cumin Powder
• 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
• ½ Red Onion (finely chopped)
• 1 tablespoon Ras el Hanout
• 300g Mougrabieh
• 2 tablespoons Currants
• 2 tablespoons toasted Pistachios
• 1 tablespoon Flat Leaf Parsley (sliced)
• ½ Lemon (juiced)
• 3 Labna Balls cut in half
• 1 dessert spoon Sumac
• 100ml Chardonnay Vinegar
• Sea Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper
• ¼ Cup Coriander Leaves for garnish
Method of Preparation
In a heavy based non-stick pan, sauté carrot to
colour on a high heat in 10ml of extra virgin olive
oil. Remove from heat and steam until tender.
Puree in a food processor with milk, cumin and 1
dessert spoon of olive oil. Season to taste with salt
and pepper. Set aside and keep warm.
Bring 2l of water to the boil and cook mougrabieh
for 20 minutes. Drain and reserve.
In a heavy based pan, add 40ml extra virgin
olive oil, diced onion and Ras el Hanout stirring
for approximately 20 minutes. Add currants,
pistachios, mougrabieh, sliced parsley and lemon
juice. Set aside and keep warm.
Roll Labna balls in Sumac, cut in half and set aside.
Season Tuna with salt and pepper. In a heavy
based pan on high heat, sear tuna for 20 seconds
on each side. Repeat process with prawns and sear
for 1 minute on each side. Rest tuna and prawns in
a warm place.
Heat 100ml Chardonnay vinegar, add the Arabian
Mint Tea with Honey and infuse for 3-5 minutes.
Remove the tea bags and whisk in 100ml extra
virgin olive oil.
Spoon mougrabieh evenly onto 6 plates. Spoon
carrot puree beside the mougrabieh and rest tuna
and prawns in between. Drizzle with Arabian mint
tea with honey dressing. Finish with sumac coated
labna and coriander leaves.