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The Homemade Lebanese Maqluba Recipe

Maqlooba means “upside down”, looking at the video and picture, that makes perfect sense, doesn’t it? It’s a delicious, comforting Palestinian rice dish, a one pot treasure that knows as many variations as there are cooks making it. Chicken or meat; cauliflower or eggplant; tomatoes or no tomatoes, there many combinations to this, even before you start thinking outside the “traditional” box.



Ingredients Qt
Rinsed well and drained rice  1 glass
Chopped eggplants  2 pcs
Chopped potato  1 pcs
Chopped meat  100 gr
Chopped onion  1 pcs
Cloves powder  1 tsp
Nutmeg powder  1 tsp
Damask rose  1 tsp
Cinnamon  1 tsp
Turmeric  1/2 tbsp
Cumin  1 tsp
Caraway  1 tsp
Salt and pepper  required amount
Oil  required amount

Homemade Lebanese Maqluba

Homemade Lebanese Maqluba



Step 1: Peel and cut up the eggplant into thick horizontal slices and marinate them.

Pour 3 cups of boiling water over the rice. Soak for 10 minutes then drain well.

Pour the oil in a pot and heat it over medium high heat.

In a large pot, layer the potatoes and rice in a desired pattern


Step 2: then add the eggplants pieces, onion, meats as layers.

Mix all spices and add it to mixture.


Cover the pot, and cook over medium-low heat for 1 hour, until rice cooked.

Homemade Lebanese Maqluba

Homemade Lebanese Maqluba


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bnzarei August 26, 2018 at 5:30 am

eggplants are so tasty in this food

nafas1374 August 26, 2018 at 5:41 am

i dont add the onion

foroghmovahedzade August 26, 2018 at 5:51 am

cloves powder is so best in this food

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