Egyptian Molokhia

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Molokhia is one of the most famous dishes in the Arab world, especially in the Arab Republic of Egypt, due to its delicious taste and ease of preparation. It is also considered one of the favorite foods of many people, especially children, in addition to containing many benefits.
It’s also a very famous dish in Syria and Lebanon, and it’s prepared in a different method.

Molokhia is one of the favorite foods of most people, and it is considered one of the easy-to-prepare cooks, and it is possible to cook molokhia leaves dried or green, as it can be cooked in many ways.
we present to you how to make molokhia on the Egyptian way with meat.

Egyptian Molokhia

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 30 min Total Time 45 mins Servings: 4


Chicken Ingredients:

Molokhia ingredients:

Rice ingredients:


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Preparing the chicken:

  1. Put the oil in a saucepan on the stove.

  2. Add: onion, bay leaf, cinnamon, cardamom.

  3. Add chicken breasts, water, and salt, and cook over low heat until it becomes softened.

Preparing Molokhia:

  1. Put the oil in a frying pan on the fire.

  2. Add chopped garlic to the oil and mix them together.

  3. Add chopped green chilies, and stir together.

  4. Add chopped green coriander while stirring.

  5. Put vegetable oil in another frying pan, and heat it over a fire.

  6. Put green molokhia leaves, and stir until wilted.

  7. Add molokhia to the garlic mixture, then add sliced ​​chicken breasts.

  8. Add: grilled onion, dried coriander, white pepper, salt, and cinnamon.

  9. Add chicken broth.

Preparing the rice:

  1. Put the oil in a saucepan over a fire, and fry the vermicelli until golden.

  2. Add the rice to the noodles, and mix them together.

  3. Add salt and water, then cook the rice over low heat for twenty minutes.

  4. Serving molokhia in a serving dish, and rice in another dish.

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