Albanian Yogurt Casserole with Lamb


Albanian Yogurt Casserole with Lamb

Pavlina Bishka - National pastor's wife in Albania
Course Main Course
Cuisine Albanian


  • 2 1/4 pounds lamb
  • 4 1/2 cups plain yogurt
  • 5 eggs
  • 1/2 cup rice
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 2/3 cup butter
  • salt and pepper


  • Boil the lamb meat with 4 cups of water for about 30 minutes.
  • Remove the meat from the broth.
  • In a bowl mix together the eggs, yogurt, salt, pepper and flour with some of the broth.
  • Stir in the rice.
  • Pour the rice mixture into a greased baking dish.
  • Place the meat on the top.
  • Cut the butter into small pieces and add to the top of the casserole.
  • Bake for 20 minutes at 400° F, or until rice is done.