Maqlouba (Maklouba)

Written by Asma

October 5, 2021

Try this Maqlouba (Maklouba)  in the Middle Eastern style a dish that will impress your family and their satisfaction. It is better not to remove the eggplant skin because the peel is rich in fiber and vitamins.

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Maqlouba (Maklouba)

Eggplant maqluba has a special taste and health benefits because it contains more than one type of vegetables? Here is one of the best Maqluba recipes that you will benefit from
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: middle eastern
Keyword: almonds, makluba
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 8 hours 25 minutes
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 394.6kcal
Author: Asma

Ingredients

  • 2 eggplant cut into slices.
  • 2 lbs of meat of your choice whether beef or chicken or beef cut into small cubes.
  • Sliced ​​potato.
  • 2 cups of rice.
  • Chopped large onion.
  • 1 medium sliced ​​onion.
  • Half a teaspoon of turmeric.
  • Half a teaspoon of ground cinnamon.
  • Half a teaspoon of ground cardamom or what is known as cardamom.
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  • Salt and Pepper.
  • Pine and almonds for garnish.

Instructions

  • Wash the eggplant well, then cut it into equal slices, sprinkle with a pinch of salt and set aside.
  • Put a pot on the heat and add a little oil, then add the pieces of meat while constantly stirring.
  • Add the chopped onion to the meat and continue to stir it until it softens.
  • Add the turmeric, cinnamon, cardamom, bay leaf, salt and pepper to the meat.
  • Put an appropriate amount of water in the pot, reduce the heat and leave the mixture until the meat is cooked.
  • Take a frying pan, put a lot of oil in it to fry the eggplant, and after you finish frying it, put it on kitchen paper.
  • In the same skillet, put the potato slices with a little sautéing until they are half fried, then remove them from the heat and drain them from the oil very well.
  • Put the chopped onion slices in the same pan and fry them until they turn golden, then remove from the heat and drain from the oil.
  • Soak the washed rice very well in water for 10 minutes, then drain it from the water.
  • Bring a saucepan and put a little oil in it, then start placing the eggplant slices in an orderly manner, and place the potato slices on top of them.
  • Add the fried onion slices to the potatoes, then place the pieces of meat and then another layer of eggplant on top of the meat.
  • Add rice on top of the last layer so that it covers all previous layers.
  • Add the meat broth in an appropriate amount, gradually, so as not to affect the upside-down layers.
  • Place the inverted ones over a medium heat, watching them supply the water until they are tender.
  • Take a serving tray and turn it upside down carefully, then decorate it with almonds and pine nuts after toasting it
  • Serve and enjoy your Maqluba

Nutrition

Calories: 394.6kcal | Carbohydrates: 33.5g | Protein: 31.6g | Fat: 15.6g | Sodium: 193.6mg | Potassium: 523.3mg | Fiber: 6.3g
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