Pasta with bechamel مكرونة بالبشامل

Notes:

Pasta is popular as the carbohydrate component of meals.

Servings: 4

Preparation Time: 1.5 hours

Ingredients

1 pack any kind of pasta.
3 tablespoons flour.
3 tablespoons butter.
4 cups milk.
Vegetable oil.
1 onion.
Tomato paste.
Minced meat.
Salt and pepper.
1 egg.

Cooking Instructions

Preparing Pasta

Boil pasta and drain. set aside.

Preparing bechamel

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Spinach pies فطيرة بالسبانخ

Notes:

This pie makes a nice snack or a light meal. It can also be served to guest who come in for evening tea.

Servings: 4

Preparation Time: 2.5 hours

Ingredients

1 pack Spinach.
1 pack yeast.
1/2 cup milk.
Vegetable oil.
1/3 cup olive oil.
3 cups flour.
4 tablespoons lemon juice.
Salt.
5 onions, finely chopped.
Parsley.

Cooking Instructions
Preparing dough

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Couscous with sugar كسكسي بالسكر

Notes

Couscous is originally from the Western part of North Africa (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya).

It has made its way in Egypt, but mostly eaten as a dessert only with sugar.

Servings: 7

Preparation Time: 0.5 hours

Ingredients

2 cups couscous.
2 1/2 cups water .
Powder sugar.
4 tablespoons butter.
Nuts & raisins.
Cinnamon.

Cooking Instructions

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Molokheya with rabbits ملوخية بالارانب

Notes:

Molokheya is a popular national dish in Egypt, second only to Ful Medames.

This is just one variant.

See more on its history at Molokheya: A national dish of Egypt.

Servings: 4

Preparation Time: 1 hours

Ingredients

1 rabbit.
1 pack molokheya.
1 1/2 tablespoon garlic , crushed.
1 1/2 tablespoon coriander , ground.
3 tablespoons margarine or butter.
Salt.

Cooking Instructions

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Mesakaa with bechamel مسقعة بالبشامل

Notes:

A variant of the Mesakaa recipe.

Servings: 5

Preparation Time: 1.5 hours

Ingredients

1 kg eggplant , sliced
2 onions.
2 green peppers.
1/3 kg minced meat.
2 tomatoes.
2 garlic cloves, crushed.
4 tablespoons vegetable oil.
2 tablespoons butter.
3 tablespoons flour.
4 cups milk.
2 tablespoons tomato paste.
Salt and pepper.

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Mesakaa / Moussaka مسقعة

Notes
This is a popular dish in the eastern Mediterranean, from Egypt, to Turkey and Greece.

Servings: 5

Preparation Time: 1.5 hours

Ingredients

1 kg eggplant , sliced.
2 green peppers.
2 onions.
4 tomatoes.
2 garlic cloves, crushed.
1/3 kg minced meat.
4 tablespoons vegetable oil.
3 tablespoons tomato paste.
Salt and pepper.

Cooking Instructions

Preparing meat

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