Maklube is one of the Arabs’ favorite rice dishes. It has been done in Turkish cuisine for a long time.

It is easy to make, very elegant and very satisfying to eat. We absolutely recommend you try it

Maklube recipe ingredients:

  • 400 gr cubed beef meat
  • 1 medium onion
  • Half a tea glass of olive oil
  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • 2 medium eggplants
  • 500 gr rice
  • Salt, pepper
  • Hot enough water to get on it
  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • Olive oil for frying vegetables

How to Make a Maklube?

  • Roast the meat in a hot pot and add enough hot water to reach 2 fingers.
  • Add salt and let it boil.
  • Cook for 20 minutes. Strain the broth into a separate container.
  • Wash the rice 2 times and let it soak in hot water.
  • Slice the vegetables round and fry.
  • Roast the tomatoes very little.
  • Add half a tea glass of olive oil and a half moon chopped onion to a flat, high pot, and sauté gently.
  • Add the boiled meat and fry for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the vegetables (fried tomatoes and eggplant) to the meat and onions.
  • Sprinkle salt and pepper in between.
  • Strain the soaked rice, and pour over the vegetables.
  • Add butter, piecemeal.
  • Finally, sprinkle a little more salt, add enough broth to the top and take it to the stove.
  • After it starts to boil, cook it until the water shrinks and the rice absorbs it.
  • Once cooked, gently mix the rice with a fork.
  • After the water is gone, close the pot and let it rest for half an hour.
  • Turn it over to a flat serving dish.
  • Garnish with the roasted almonds and finely chopped parsley and serve.
  • Enjoy your Maklube 🙂