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.
|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|
|Salt and pepper||required amount|
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.