Written by Asma

June 14, 2021

Cabbage is known for being one of the most popular winter vegetables. 

Pressure cooked Malfouf

Cabbage is known for being one of the most popular winter vegetables, which is used in preparing many dishes such as stuffing, soup and salad, but many of us do not know its amazing benefits. And to enjoy cabbage in a creative way, this is the best recipe that you can make using simple affordable ingredients.
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: middle eastern
Keyword: malfouf
diets: Vegetarian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 151kcal


  • 3 Pounds of cabbage
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 2 Pounds of meat
  • 1 cup of cooked rice
  • 1 mashed garlic clove
  • 1 Tablespoon of butter
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon of dried mint
  • mashed garlic for the sauce


  • Take out the cabbage leaves and make sure they are large.
  • Soak each leaf in boiling water for 3 minutes. You will need approximately 18 sheets of paper.
  • Let the leaves cool, then remove the solid sections of the cabbage.
  • Melt the butter in a saucepan, then put the onion and let it wilt.
  • Add the garlic, salt and pepper, then the minced meat to the pot and stir from time to time until it is cooked
  • Mix the rice with the meat.
  • Spread open the cabbage leaves and put two tablespoons of rice and meat in each, then roll each leaf neatly.
  • Mix the lemon juice with the dry mint and garlic and put it at the bottom of the pot.
  • Put the cabbage leaves in the pressure cooker and place the steam basket on top of it so that the filling does not come out during cooking.
  • Cover the pot and cook the cabbage over high heat. When the steam rises, reduce the heat and cook for 30 minutes, until cooked through.


Calories: 151kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Fiber: 3g
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