Tfaya | Lagos Groceries

Great over everything from meats to roasted veggies!

Makes: 2 servings.


  • ¾ cup raisins
  • 21/2 cup onions, julienned
  • 2-3 tablespoons butter
  • 3-4 tablespoons honey
  • 2/3 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/3 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/3 teaspoon saffron threads (crumbled)
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/3 -1/2 cup water
  • 1 – 1 1/2 tablespoons orange flower water or rose water


In a bowl, soak raisins in water for 20-30 minutes.

In a skillet warmed over medium high heat melt butter and sauté onions 2-3 minutes.

Drain raisins.

To pot add drained raisins, butter, honey, pepper, cinnamon, ginger, turmeric, saffron, salt, and water.

Bring mixture to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 25-30 minutes. Stir in flower water and let thicken to desired consistency.

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