Eat like a pharaoh with the famous molokhia soup!

Eat like a pharaoh with the famous molokhia soup!

Are you visiting Egypt and looking for something delicious to eat? Why not try Molokhia... It's not just a soup, it’s a full meal!!

Molokhia, also known as Jute, is the name of both a plant and a dish. Nutritionally, it has three times the calcium and phospherous as Kale, and four times the amount of riboflavin. It also provides 70% of the RDA value for Vitamin C, 25% of the RDA of Vitamin A, amongst a host of other minerals and's a real superfood!! 

Molokhia the dish is made throughout much of Africa and the Middle East, but the origins of the dish are said to be in ancient Egypt. 

This popular Egyptian soup made with minced Jute leaves & cooked with ground coriander, garlic and stock is nutritious and delicious over rice and chicken or more traditionally, rabbit.

Traditional Egyptian Molokhia soup served in one of the oriental restaurants in Cairo.

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