Egyptian Moussaka

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Heba Maher

It is the most famous recipe in Egypt--very delicious. You can eat it with white rice or bread.

Top Review by Mayas Mama

i love this dish, traditionaly in egypt we eat it with greek style yougart and a squeez of lemon with each serving. try it with a bashamel sause and breadcrumbs on top,cook until the bread crumbs are browned.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fry the eggplant rings till it has a reddish brown color.
  2. Strain it very well by a strainer or by putting the fried eggplants on kitchen handkerchiefs.
  3. In a sauce pan put butter or margarine till it melts, add onions and stir till it has a reddish color then add meat.
  4. Stir from time to time till meat is cooked.
  5. Add tomato paste, sugar, salt and pepper, few sultanas and water.
  6. Boil for 2 minutes till it is a thick sauce.
  7. In a tin pan put 1 layer of eggplant and a small layer of sauce, then another layer of eggplant and put all the remaining sauce on top and then straighten the surface (eggplants should be only 2 layers).
  8. Put it in oven at 180 degrees for 15 minutes.
  9. Serve it with white rice or bread.

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