Browse our collection of authentic Egyptian recipes from home cooks like you, including kushari, Egyptian broad beans and more.
This super-easy bean dish is high in fibre and protein. Broad beans are simmered with olive oil, onions, garlic and tomatoes. Enjoy with warm pitta bread.
Baba ghanoush, also known as baba ganoush, is a heavenly roasted aubergine dip which originates from Lebanon. Delicious served with pitta, vegetables and houmous as part of a meze platter, or - of course - on its own!
For Egypt's vegetarians this highly spiced dish is a protein staple. On their own, lentils do not contain a lot of protein, but combined with the wheat in the pasta, they make a good protein dish that is low in fat.
This is a traditional Egyptian semolina cake made with yoghurt, then soaked in a rose water syrup. I got this recipe from my sister-in-law.
In this recipe for the Egyptian street food 'ta'ameya', fava beans (also known as broad beans) and herbs are blended together, then rolled in toasted sesame seeds and fried into crisp falafel. Serve in warm pitta breads.