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Egyptian Molokhia


Molokhia (ملوخية) is a kind of soup made from Jute leaves and it is a very popular dish in the Middle East especially in Egypt. Preparation time is and cook time is .

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This recipe is categorized as +50 Calories


  • 1 kg of green Molokhia (jute leaves)
  • 6 cloves garlic finely crushed
  • 2 tablespoon dried coriander
  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoon corn oil


  1. Wash the Molokhia leaves and leave it to dry
  2. Chop the leaves using a blade or electric chopper
  3. Heat a cooking pot then add the chicken broth to heat up
  4. Add chopped Molokhia leaves to the broth and stir till you get a homogeneous mixture
  5. When the mixture starts to boil add the margarine to a separate pan then add the garlic and the coriander then mix quickly till you get a golden mixture
  6. Add the mixture of the pan to the Molokhia broth, stir quickly and turn off the heat
  7. This dish can be served with rice or bread