Browse our collection of authentic Egyptian recipes from home cooks like you, including kushari, Egyptian broad beans and more.
Egyptian dukkah is a wonderful blend of nuts and spices. The more you eat it the more addictive it becomes. Serve with toasted crusty bread and olive oil. Dip bread into olive oil, then into the dukkah and enjoy this unique and addictive mix.
This highly spiced dish from Egypt is perfect for vegetarians because it is so rich with protein, due to the combination of lentils and pasta. You'll love the interesting texture and mix of flavours.
A deliciously seasoned broad bean, onion and tomato spread. This recipe is inspired by a dish traditionally served with pitta bread for breakfast in Egypt. A great way to use broad beans when they're in season, but feel free to use frozen when they're not.
A delicious vegetarian meal that is of the most famous recipes from Egypt. Very traditional Egyptian fare. If you can't find black beluga lentils, try brown or Puy lentils. To save time, you can prepare the lentils the day before and reheat before serving.
Baked puff pastry is crumbled and mixed together with walnuts, pecans, hazelnuts, raisins and desiccated coconut, before being drenched in sweetened milk and whipped cream. The final dessert is grilled until golden brown.
This lentil soup is a traditional Egyptian dish. Cumin seeds, turmeric and bay leaf spice up a simple soup, to serve as is or blend until smooth. Use oil, butter or ghee depending on personal taste.
Egypt's favourite street food is a mixture of lentils, rice and pasta served with a variety of toppings and condiments.
Basbousa is a Middle-Eastern semolina cake that's drenched in a sweet syrup. This is a Valentine's day version which involves stamping out individual heart shaped cakes.
Lentils, rice and pasta are cooked and then served in a spicy tomato sauce. This is a typical Egyptian dish that is very good and cheap over here! Puree the sauce in a food processor if you like a smoother texture.
Umm ali is a traditional Egyptian dessert. Think of it like a cross between baklava and bread pudding. Serve it warm for the ultimate comfort pud!