HFM: Episode 202

HFM: Episode 202

18:24 18 June in Herndon Farmer's Market Season 2, News

Herndon Farmer's Market with Tooran K. Shadmand Season 2

Sundays, Fridays & Wednesdays @ 6:30 PM and Thursdays @ 8:00 AM

On this episode of Herndon Farmer’s Market with Tooran K. Shadmand Jeff Boogaard from Breezy Meadow Farms stops by to drop off some water buffalo meat. Tooran makes water buffalo sliders and one pot dish with meat, rice & beans.

On this episode, the water buffalo meat was provided by Breezy Meadow Farms and the onion was donated by McCleaf’s Orchard.

Episode Recipes:

Water Buffalo Sliders


1/2 lb ground meat
1 teaspoon mustard
1 teaspoon ketchup
1 medium onion chopped fine
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon powder garlic (to taste)


1. Mix meat with mustard, ketchup, garlic and salt
2. Form ground meat into small patties for sliders
3. Heat the grill
4. Put patties on grill and cook 5 minutes on each size

One Pot Dinner


1 lb Ground Meat
1 medium Onion Chopped Fine
2 Fresh Medium Tomatoes Diced or 8 oz diced tomaots
2 Chopped Celery ribs
8 oz cooked Black Beans or 1 cup dry beans
2 Cups Basmati Rice (soaked) & washed
1 tsp Turmeric
1 tsp Paprika
1/4 tsp Cinnamon
1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
red pepper (to taste)
kosher salt (to taste)
1 tsp chilli powder


1.Prepare dry beans by boiling until tender, drain and set aside to add to pot later
2. Wash Basmati Rice and soak for an hour and set aside to add to pot later.
3. Saute meat with onions in rice cooker
4. After meat is cooked, add diced tomatoes, cooked black beans, celery
5. Add turmeric, paprika, cinnamon, garlic powder, red pepper, chilli powder and kosher salt
6. Mix ingredients
7. Add water and olive oil
8. Add rice

If you are not using an electronic rice cooker, cover pot with lid and cook for about 40 minutes on low heat or until rice is done.

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