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    8.5 hrs to make, serves 6-8



    • 1 lb Stewing beef


    • 2 Bay leaves
    • 1 cup Chickpeas, dried
    • 1/2 tsp Chile flakes
    • 6 Dried apricots
    • 3 Garlic cloves, large
    • 1 cup Pinto beans, dried
    • 2 Potatoes, medium
    • 10 Prunes


    • 6 Eggs, large

    Pasta & Grains

    • 1 1/2 cups Barley

    Baking & Spices

    • 3/4 tsp Black pepper, freshly ground
    • 1/4 tsp Cinnamon, ground
    • 1 1/2 tbsp Hungarian paprika, sweet
    • 17 1/2 tsp Kosher salt

    Nuts & Seeds

    • 1 tbsp Cumin, ground


    • 7 cups Water

    Hamin is a Sephardic cholent - Shabbat stew

    • Film and Food

      Check out my review of the Christmas classic, The Nativity Story paired with this traditional Jewish dish, Hamin from the Joy of Kosher.

    • JoyofKosher.Com (Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller)

      Jewish Food For Shabbat and Beyond: Hamin, Challah, Kugel and More (scheduled via

    • Jefferson Julie

      Hamin - if you are Ashkenaz this type of cholent is considered exotic and nice and separate for picky eaters.

    • Nefesh B'Nefesh

      Hamin is an Israeli Shabbat favorite - there are different ways to prepare hamin, and this one is great! #Israel #LiveLoveIsrael

    • Suzie Collier

      Hamin is a Sephardic cholent - Shabbat beef stew that will knock your socks off! This traditional dish varies from tribe to tribe. #hamin #cholent #beef #Israeli #Shabbat

    • JoyofKosher.Com (Joy of Kosher with Jamie Geller)

      Hamin (separated out cholent the Sephardim way) can be made in a slow cooker or pot.

    • Bev Lewyn

      Einat Admony's Hamin with chickpeas, barley, prunes, apricots

    • The Creative

      Hamin for Balaboosta Restaurant NYC Cookbook 2012

    • The Culture Trip

      Hamin, a traditional Jewish stew

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