One Pot Kushari: كشرى الحلة الواحدة

Kushari served with crisp fried shallots, daqqah, shatta (chili garlic sauce), & salsa (mild tomato-garlic sauce)

Kushari (Koshari) is the king of vegan Egyptian street food. It includes heaps of playful vermicelli-rice, mixed with lentils and al dente pasta, topped with crispy fried shallots and drizzled with three different sauces: tangy, mild and fiery.  Using just one pot, you can easily make Kushari in your own kitchen.

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Mesaka’a (Vegan Eggplant & Pepper bake): مسقعة صيامي

Egyptian Mesaka'a

Sweet, acidic, and spicy, Egyptian Mesaka’a hits all your taste buds at once. Mesaka’a is formed of layers of meaty fried eggplants studded with mild and spicy pepper, smothered under rich garlicky-tomato sauce and warmed with a touch of cumin.

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Eggplant-Pomegranate Dip: سلطة باذنجان

Eggplant-Pomegranate Dip is a vegan mezzah/appetizer dish that is so simple to make but it will be the star of your mezze tray. The creamy eggplant mixed with fresh onions and garlic is tamed by a drizzle of pomegranate molasses, creating a wonderful balance between the sweet, salty, and tart.

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Kahk Bel Agameya (Egyptian Agameya-Filled Cookies): كحك بالعجمية

Kahak Bel Agameya

Egyptian religious feasts are incomplete without Kahk (Festive Egyptian cookies). Kahak Bel Agameya is by far, the king of all Egyptian cookies. It is a flaky cookie stuffed with Agameya, a candy like filling made of ghee, flour, sesame, and nuts. This blog post will show you how to make these heritage cookies like a pro.

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