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Afelia with potatoes from Hellenic Society

Monday 17 May 2021, 7am - 10pm

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A recipe from Hellenic Society to make Afelia with potatoes.

Afleia is a pork dish that originates from Cyprus. It involves marinating the pork in red wine and crushed corriander seeds. This recipe involves paring it with potatoes, but it is also commonly paired with bulgur and yoghurt. 

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AFELIA WITH “ANTINAXTES“ POTATOES (CYPRIOT CUISINE)

Prep Time: 25-30 Minutes 

Portions: 3-4 Portions


Ingredients:


Potatoes:
1 kg potatoes 
175 ml red wine (dry)
250ml water
1 pinch salt
2tbsp coriander (crushed)


Afelia:
1 kg pork 
175 ml red wine (dry)
250ml water
1 pinch salt
2tbsp coriander (crushed)


Method: 

1)Add oil in the skillet and keep it in a medium-high heat
2) Press the potatoes slightly in order to have a tiny opening
2) When the oil heats up, add the potatoes and leave them to boil until they get a red colour. 
3) Afterwards, add the red wine, coriander and adjust salt according to taste.
4) Then, close the cap of the skillet and leave the potatoes to absorb the juice and be softer. 
5) When they become soft, remove the potatoes from the skillet and put them in a bowl covered with aluminum foil. 

Afelia:
1) Add oil in the skillet and keep it in a medium-high heat
2) When the oil heats up, add the meat in the skillet, then add some water, the red wine, coriander and salt as opposed above
3) Close the cap and leave it in order for the meat to absorb the juice and be softer and gets a red colour
5) When the meat is ready, serve it with the potatoes, add some coriander on the top (if you want) and your food is ready!
 

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