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Kofta Recipe

Kofta

Description Kofta is a popular dish made from grilled ground beef that is served throughout the Middle-East. This is a wonderful and simple version I picked up in Egypt. A great accompaniment is saffron rice...

Egyptian Meatballs

Description Bring a taste of world cuisine into your weeknight meals with these quick and easy Egyptian meatballs made with ground beef, leeks, and eggs. Ingredients 2 pounds leeks, trimmed and outer leaves removed 1...

Couscous with Olives and Sun-Dried Tomato Recipe

Couscous with Olives and Sun-Dried Tomato

Description Lovely large pearls of Israeli couscous are served in a sauce of black olives and sun-dried tomatoes, all topped off with toasted pine nuts and fresh parsley. Nobody will miss the meat, but you can add...

Egyptian Koshary Recipe

Egyptian Koshary

Description Rice, lentils, macaroni, browned onions, and tomato sauce are prepared separately, then spooned in layers on servings plates in this traditional Egyptian vegetarian meal. Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable...

Om Ali Recipe

Om Ali

Description Cooked pieces of puff pastry are combined with nuts, raisins and coconut, covered in hot sweetened milk and cream and placed under the broiler in this hot Egyptian dessert you can eat with a spoon...

Ta'ameya (Egyptian Falafel) Recipe

Ta’ameya (Egyptian Falafel)

Description In this recipe for the Egyptian street food ta'ameya, ground fava beans and herbs are rolled in sesame seeds and fried into crisp falafel. Ingredients 2 cups dried split fava beans 1 red onion, quartered...

Best Falafel Recipe

Best Falafel

Description If you're looking for the best falafel recipe, look no further--these authentic falafel are made from scratch with dried fava beans and chickpeas. Ingredients 1 cup dried fava beans water as needed 1 cup...

Fried Katayef (Egyptian Dessert) Recipe

Fried Katayef (Egyptian Dessert)

Description These deep-fried Egyptian treats are stuffed with ricotta cheese and dipped in a lemon-flavored simple syrup. Ingredients 1 ½ cups water 1 cup white sugar 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1 (8 ounce) container...

Mahalabia (Egyptian Milk Pudding) Recipe

Mahalabia (Egyptian Milk Pudding)

Description Mahalabia is a popular dessert in Egypt and other Middle Eastern countries. This rich version features both milk and heavy cream. Ingredients 2 cups milk 1 cup heavy cream 3 tablespoons white sugar 2...

Balah el Sham (Egyptian Choux Pastry) Recipe

Balah el Sham (Egyptian Choux Pastry)

Description Made with sugar, flour, lime, and vanilla and deep-fried, this crispy Egyptian dessert, called balah el sham, is a delightful finger food. Ingredients 3 cups water, divided 2 cups white sugar, divided 1...

Karkadeh (Egyptian Hibiscus Iced Tea) Recipe

Karkadeh (Egyptian Hibiscus Iced Tea)

Description This traditional Egyptian hibiscus tea is made with loose dried hibiscus flowers and is a great sweet drink to break the fast during Ramadan. Ingredients ¼ cup dried hibiscus petals 1 ½ quarts boiling water...

Duqqa Recipe

Duqqa

Description Duqqa or dukkah is a famous Egyptian blend of nuts, seeds, and spices and enjoyed as a starter or snack to dip with bread or fresh veggies. Ingredients 1 cup hazelnuts 2 tablespoons hazelnuts ⅓ cup sesame...

Hawawshi Recipe

Hawawshi

Description These hawawshi, or Egyptian pita pockets, are stuffed with ground beef, vegetables, and spices before they're toasted in the oven. Ingredients ½ pound ground beef 2 tomatoes, diced 1 large onion, diced 1...