Tasimi is a traditional Muslim dish. It is said that in Qing dynasty, one of the emperor’s wives came from the west and she also brought the famous dish Tasimi. In her language, Tasimi means mutton.

Tasimi is sour and sweet. Families also use pork instead of mutton.


  • 250g mutton
  • 1 spoon of sesame oil
  • 25g water starch
  • ½ tsp dark soy sauce
  • ½ tsp vinegar
  • ½ tsp yellow wine
  • ½ ginger
  • 25g sugar
  • 15g sweet bean paste
  • Oil


  1. Cut the mutton into thin pieces. Combine 15g water starch with sweet soy sauce. Pour the combination on the mutton pieces. Use hands to stir and make sure each piece is covered with the syrup.
  2. Heat some oil in the pan. Before the oil is fully heated, add mutton pieces into the oil. Stir as soon as the mutton is in the oil in case they stick.
  3. When the mutton is cooked. Take out and let go of the oil.
  4. Peel the ginger and shred it. Pour boiled water on the ginger shreds to make ginger water.
  5. Combine ginger water, dark soy sauce, vinegar, yellow wine, sugar and 10g water starch to make the syrup.
  6. Heat some oil in the pan, put the mutton and the syrup in. Cook to cover the mutton with syrup. Pour sesame oil on the mutton, cook for another 15 seconds. Turn off the flame.
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