A Recipe To Prepare Mansaf In A Healthy Way

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The Mansaf is a porridge of lamb with milk and yogurt, bread, bulgur or rice.
It is the most famous Jordanian meal, and it extends to include the Badia al-Sham region between Syria, Iraq, Jordan, Palestine, southern Syria and northern Saudi Arabia, and Jordanians are the most famous for its preparation, as it is the national dish in Jordan, and it is cooked with weddings, weddings and various occasions.

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Mansaf is distinguished from the rest of Arab cooking by using Jameed (Al-Aqt) milk, which is made from milk after turning it into curdled milk consisting of lamb meat with Jameed liquid and rice.

Nutritionist’s notes

Mansaf is a famous Jordanian dish that combines lamb meat, jameed yogurt and wheat, which is included in the dish in the form of grits and bread.

With the spread of white rice in recent decades, manasif has become only prepared with rice, forming a high-fat and low-fiber dish.

Here are the most important healthy tips for preparing mansaf:

  • To prepare the mansaf in a healthy way, replace the rice with grissha or brown rice.
  • Replace white bread with bread made from whole wheat flour.
  • Use lean, red meat that narrows the arteries.
  • With a mixer, mix the keshk milk with fresh, low-fat milk, in order to reduce the amount of fat and salt in the kiosk milk.
  • You should be aware that mansaf will not be a good source of calcium, as the presence of iron in meat and cooking it with milk will prevent each other from being absorbed.
  • Mansaf may not be suitable for you if you suffer from high acidity.
  • Calculate the proportion of carbohydrate portions on the plate to maintain your blood sugar level.

A Recipe To Prepare Mansaf In A Healthy Way

Difficulty: Intermediate


Cooking ingredients for meat

Cooking ingredients for rice

Ingredients for cooking yogurt

For decoration

After you have prepared the previous ingredients, here is the step-by-step method for making Jordanian Mansaf with meat:

  1. Soak the rice first in the water, during this time cut the meat into large chunks.
  2. Put the chopped onions and pieces of meat in a bowl over a high heat and immerse it in water.
  3. Make sure to scrape the surface of the water frequently to get rid of this layer.
  4. Now add all of the spices needed to cook the meat mentioned previously and leave the meat on a low heat for about two hours.
  5. During this time, prepare the milk of the blaster, by mixing its ingredients well, an electric mixer can be used.
  6. Put all ingredients in a pot over medium heat and stir constantly.
  7. Add a cup of meat broth to the yogurt.
  8. After the meat is done, we add it to the yogurt and let it boil for some time.
  9. Now cook the rice according to the instructions for the rice used.
  10. In a large tray, cut the shrak bread and cover it with yogurt, then place the rice on top.
  11. Put the meat and some milk on the rice.
  12. Mansaf can be decorated with fried nuts and parsley.
  13. Make sure to put a bowl of yogurt next to the plate for those who want to add yogurt.
Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 1130
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g20%
Cholesterol 132mg44%
Sodium 350mg15%
Total Carbohydrate 178g60%
Protein 67g134%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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