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Tavë kosi is a national dish in Albania. It is a simple dish of baked lamb and rice, served with a yogurt sauce.

  • Serves 4 people


Yogurt sauce[]


  1. Cut meat in 4 serving pieces, sprinkle each piece with salt and pepper, and bake in a moderately-heated oven with half the butter, sprinkling the meat with its gravy now and then.
  2. When meat is half-baked, add rice; remove the baking pan from the oven and leave it aside while you prepare the yogurt sauce:.

Yogurt sauce[]

  1. Sauté flour in butter until mixed thoroughly.
  2. Mix yogurt with salt, pepper and eggs until a uniform mixture is obtained, and finally stir in the flour.
  3. Put the sauce mixture in the baking pan; stir it with the meat pieces and bake at 375°F for about 45 minutes.
  4. Serve hot.