Molokhia In Syrian, Lebanese And Egyptian ways

Syrian Molokhia
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When someone mentions the word “Molokhia” ( In Arabic: ملوخية ), the first thing that comes to my mind its delicious smell, which I used to smell while I was at the end of the lane playing football with the children, so I quit playing and run towards our house and sit in the kitchen.

All those beautiful memories pass through my memory when I remember molokhia, but the most beautiful thing I remember is its delicious taste mixed with garlic, coriander and chicken.
Besides its amazing taste here are 7 of Molokhia Benefits You Might Need To Know

Therefore, today I will present to you the way to make molokhia in the Syrian, Lebanese and Egyptian ways, the same way the mothers cook it, which you can prepare in just one hour.

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Green Molokhia on the Lebanese way

Lebanese Molokhia

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 20 min Cook Time 45 min Total Time 1 hr 5 mins Servings: 5

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Wash the molokhia leaves well, then filter them and spread them on a piece of cloth, and leave them to dry from the water.

  2. Boil the chicken with cinnamon stick, bay leaf, and cardamom pods, and continue boiling until the chicken is tender.

  3. Chop the garlic, onions, and pepper, and put the previous ingredients in a saucepan with vegetable oil, and stir them together well.

  4. Add the dried coriander, the chopped green coriander, and the salt and stir together.

  5. Put the molokhia leaves in the pan, and stir with the addition of an amount of lemon while cooking; This is in order to prevent the molokhia from elasticity.

  6. Reducing the heat on the fire, and making sure to constantly stir the molokhia until the chicken is done.

  7. Pour the chicken broth over the molokhia, considering that the chicken is submerged with the broth, and left on the stove to boil.

  8. Reducing the temperature of the fire under the molokhia, and leaving it for half an hour until it becomes tender.

  9. Pour the molokhia into the serving dish after it is cooked.

  10. Remove the bone and skin of the chicken, and place the chicken pieces over the molokhia.

  11. Serve the rice alongside the molokhia.

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Green Molokhia With Chicken on the Egyptian way

Egyptian Molokhia

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

Ingredients

Chicken Ingredients:

Molokhia ingredients:

Rice ingredients:

Instructions

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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.

Nutritionist’s notes

  • Molokhia has special properties as it is rich in dietary fiber, contains compounds that help balance sugar and protect against cancerous diseases.
  • Replace white rice with brown rice, as it is rich in dietary fiber that protects against constipation and contributes to a feeling of satiety.
  • Boil molokhia with chicken or beef stock, rich in minerals.
  • Refrain from frying garlic, but cook it with water on a low heat, then add the ground coriander after the water has evaporated and the garlic has softened.

How to prepare molokhia for diabetics

  • Molokhiye has special properties for diabetics, as it is rich in dietary fiber, and contains compounds that help balance and control sugar.
  • Replace white rice with brown rice, which is rich in dietary fiber, which helps slow the absorption of sugar into the blood.

How to prepare molokhia for heart patients

  • The recipe is rich in fiber and antioxidants and is low in fat, which makes it very suitable for heart patients.
  • It is preferable to pay attention to the amount of sodium added through salt, as molokhiye contains good amounts of sodium.

The modus operandi of molokhia and pregnant women

  • Molokhiye is rich in vitamins and minerals, the most famous of which is folic acid and iron, which are important for you during pregnancy and to protect your fetus from abnormalities that may occur in the nervous system, especially during the first months.
  • This recipe is high in selenium and beta-carotene, which are very beneficial as powerful antioxidants that are important for strengthening your immunity.
  • By adding lemon juice to it, you will get a powerful antioxidant, which is vitamin C, which will enhance the absorption of iron derived from mallow in your body.
  • Since it is rich in fiber, it helps prevent constipation.
  • Helps regulate your blood sugar.

Green Molokhia on the Syrian way

Molokhia In Syrian, Lebanese And Egyptian ways

Difficulty: Intermediate Prep Time 15 min Cook Time 25 min Total Time 40 mins Servings: 4

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Green Molokhia on the Syrian way

Ingredients

Instructions

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  1. Wash the molokhia leaves well, then dry them. Stir the onion, garlic, and spices together in another bowl over the fire, until the onions are tender.

  2. Stir the chicken breast in the oil in a bowl over the fire, until it is slightly softened.

  3. Put the molokhia over the onion mixture, and stir it well until it is half cooked.

  4. Add fresh coriander, green pepper and lemon juice, and stir together.

  5. Add water, then cover the molokhia, and let it cook over low heat for a period of ten minutes to a quarter of an hour.

  6. Put the chicken breast over the molokhia, and let it cook over low heat for an additional five minutes.

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