Happy Eid Everybody!
This Eid is all about “Fatteh we La7ama”! Our Egyptian FATTEH is so yummy but might not be healthy enough so today we’ve bring you a healthy and really delicious authentic FATTEH recipe. Try it and you would love it!
- Rich Bake Brown Baladi Bread cut into squares
- 4 cups of white Rice
- ½ kilo veal cut into cubes
- Fresh organic tomato sauce
- 10 cloves of Garlic minced
- 1 Onion cut into half
- 2 tablespoon of Vinegar
- Salt, pepper, allspices (boharat), mesteka and cardamom (7abahan)
- Canola oil
Heat water in a pot then add veal cubes. Let it simmer on medium heat for 10 minutes and make sure to remove (Reem el la7ama) not good to leave it. Then add onion, salt, pepper, mesteka and 7abahan and let it boil for another 5 minutes on high heat. On low heat, keep it simmering until meat is fully cooked.
Wash the rice first and drain it. Add 1 tablespoon of canola oil in a pot on high heat and the add rice and stir for 3 minutes. Then, add water, salt, and cardamom (7abahan) and make sure that the water covers rice by about 1 cm. Let it boil for about 5 minutes until the water has mostly absorbed. Lower the heat and let it cook. OR you could steam the rice if you like and it would be even healthier.
Cut Rich Bake brown baladi bread into squares and toast them in the oven until crispy. Remove from the oven and set aside.
Salsa: In a small pot, add canola oil and about 5 cloves of minced garlic and stir for 1-2 minutes. Then, add tomato sauce with salt, pepper, all spices (boharat) and let it cook on low heat for 5-7minutes Not More otherwise it won’t taste so good.
In a small pan, add the rest of minced garlic, 1 tablespoon of canola oil and 2 tablespoon of Vinegar and stir for 1-2 minutes.
Create El Fattah
In a nice pyrex, place toasted brown bread and the soup, then add El ta2lia with 2 tablespoon of salsa and let it sit for 3 minutes. Then, add cooked rice, salsa, place meat on top and ENJOY! A nice cup of green tea with mint afterword is the best ending to such an amazing dish.