Fatta: Egyptian Festive Meat-Rice Dish: الفتة المصرية

Crown your festive table with this glorious and authentic Egyptian Fatta. Don’t be daunted by its glorious look. This meat-rice dish is much easier to make than you think. Roll your sleeves, read my step by step recipes and get ready to savor “Fatta”, Egypt’s most iconic celebratory Dish.

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Ruz Belkhalta: Egyptian Festive Rice studded with nuts, kidneys and gizzards: رز بالخلطة

Ruz Bealkhalta is a wholesome, Egyptian festive rice dish with amped up flavors. Traditionally, the rice is cooked with chicken’s kidneys and gizzards and garnished with raisins and nuts. In addition to its unmistakable aromas and distinct flavors, the dish offers several health benefits as it is rich in omega 3 and protein.

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Rolled Grape Leaves : A Labor of Love for Those Who Well Deserve It

Rolled grape leaves are an Iconic Middle Eastern dish with a wide appeal for ostensible reasons. The paper-thin briny grape leaves encase a juicy traditional mix of rice and meat, either beef or lamb or only rice. The stuffing is spiked by an assortment of pungent spices such as cardamom, cumin, allspice, and cinnamon.

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Tagen seafood we Freekeh: One Pot Seafood-Freekeh Bake

It is a one-pot dish where Freekeh (a whole grain packed with fiber and protein) delivers an earthy smoky note and chewy texture that complements the seafood cooked in a rich light vegetable stock mixed with tomato sauce.

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Kushari: The Vegan’s Paradise

Kushari, Koshari or Koushari is a must-try Egyptian vegan street food that you could easily create in your own kitchen.  It encapsulates heaps of playful vermicelli rice, mixed with cooked-to-perfection lentils, tender chickpeas, topped with crispy fried onions and, served with two sauce: a fiery tomato sauce, and Daqqah, a tangy, cumin spiked vinegar-garlic condiment.

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