An unfairly neglected Egyptian cuisine is just the thing for you to try these hot days. The best thing about it is that since old times Egyptians preferred to include a big variety of vegetables like garlic, lettuce, leeks, onions into their menu. Besides, fruits like melons or figs, and non-veggie foods like rabbit, chicken, or duck make Egyptian unconventional recipe collection a healthy, versatile, and yummy alternative to the well-known summer dishes. Choose which meal you’ll cook next time!
Is it possible to prepare a healthy vegan recipe that will taste great, too? We have at least one street food variant for you to try! Koshari is an authentic Egyptian delicacy cooked of a mix of macaroni, lentils, and rice with an addition of onions and chickpeas. To make the taste spicier you can season it with tomato sauce or spices that you love most.
With chickpeas or fava beans as the main ingredient, falafel is a popular Middle Eastern food that is known and loved by many today. It’s most often served as an appetizer with vegetables or sauces and often with a glass of wine. Looks great and tastes great, too!
Egyptian Feta Cheese Omelet Roll
Frequently served during Ramadan, this omelet is a delicious combination of eggs, milk, and cheese. Egyptians eat it before the dawn during the month of fasting because it’s extremely easy to cook and still nutritious and healthy. Grease the pan well before cooking not to let the sides of this Egyptian dish stick.
A dip and a spread at the same time, hummus is a delectable combination of beans, tahini, lemon juice, herbs, and spices. You can use mushroom, coriander, olives, nuts, or other ingredients as a garnish to make this Middle Eastern sauce look just as appetizing as it tastes. Serve it with pita bread or other flatbread varieties or, if you aren’t afraid of heavy meals, even with grilled chicken or falafel.
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