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Jerusalem mixed grill

Craving some authentic street food from Jerusalem? Look no further than Jerusalem mixed grill, or as the locals call it – Meorav Yerushalmi. This delicious dish is made with chicken liver, heart and chicken thighs that are seasoned to perfection. Not to mention, it’s said to have been invented in The Shuk (Machaneh Yehuda) by the one and only Hatzot restaurant. Keep reading to learn everything there is to know about this Israeli staple.
Many places around Israel now have their own versions of the dish. The key to this dish is in the special seasoning blend. Once you have that down, you’re well on your way to making your very own Meorav Yerushalmi.
6 / 10
cook time:
30 min
Chiken Livers 1/4 Pounds
Chicken Hearts 1/4 Pounds
Chicken thighs chopped 1/2 Pounds
Large onion, sliced 1
Turmeric teaspoon
Ground Cumin 1 teaspoon
Cardamom 1 teaspoon
Paprika teaspoon
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Chili powder 3/4 teaspoon
Ground coriander 1 teaspoon
Sumac 3 teaspoon
Garlic, minced 3 Cloves
Israeli Olive oil 1/4 Cup
Chopped fresh parsley leaves for garnish (optional)
Serve with warm pita and tahini sauce
Step 1
In a bowl, mix together all the spices, salt, pepper and minced garlic.
Step 2
Heat olive oil on medium heat in frying pan. Add 2 tablespoon of the pre-mixed spices and stir. Add onion, chicken hearts and chicken thighs and stir. Cook until chicken is cooked thoroughly about 7 minutes
Step 3
Add chicken livers and cook for a few more minutes
Step 4
Open warm pita like a pocket spread tahini sauce inside followed by plenty of mixed grill and topped with parsley. Enjoy.