Ancient Egyptian Melokhia Soup

READY IN: 35mins
Top Review by Nannette Meyette

My husband is originally from Egypt. One day I surprised him and made this for him. He absolutely loved it and said it tasted like hom

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put all the ingredients in a pan with a thick bottom for two hours and let it become broth.
  2. Cut the little pieces of chicken and/or lamb and put them in the soup.
  3. Cut the spinach or melokhia in little rips and put them also in the soup.
  4. Put a little sunflower or olive oil in the baking pan.
  5. Squeeze the strings garlic in the pan and bake them until they are gold-brown of color.
  6. Then put the harissa and coriander in it.
  7. Now put the spicy paste in the soup.
  8. Always keep mixing.
  9. Make sure the melokhia or spinach doesn't become overdone.
  10. Serve it with Turkish bread.

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