Egyptian Cuisine: Cooked Vegetables

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  • Molokheyya - Jew's Mallow ملوخية This is made into a green slimy soup with dried coriander and garlic. The soup is normally Rabbit, Chicken, or Duck. We have a special page dedicated to it.
  • Colcassia (Ol2as) قلقاس Tuber roots made into cubes and a green stew, or sliced and cooked with Tomatoe
  • Bamia - Okra - Lady's Finger بامية The fruit of a Hibiscus plant. Cooked with Tomatoes
  • Regla - Purslane (Portulaca oleracea) رجلة While this is considered a weed in some parts of the world, in Egypt, this is an edible succulent vegetable with fleshy round leaves . Cooked in a tomato sauce.
  • Khobeiza خبيزة The leaves of this plant is cooked in a way reminiscent of Molokheyya.