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Celebrate Saudi National Day With This Mutabbaq Recipe

  • Publish date: Wednesday، 20 September 2023 Last update: Saturday، 23 September 2023
Celebrate Saudi National Day With This Mutabbaq Recipe

Mutabbaq is a delicious stuffed paratha with spicy minced meat, which is a popular street food snack in Saudi Arabia that you should not miss on Saudi National Day.

  • Ingredients

    • 15 Minutes
    • 3 Serving
    • 460 Calories
The Dough
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup lukewarm water
The Minced Meat Filling
1 tablespoon oil
200g minced beef
1/2 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
2 eggs
1 tomato roughly chopped
1/2 cup green onions chopped
  • Method & Directions

    • 15 Minutes
  1. Make the dough
    تم نسخ الرابط
    In a bowl, add flour, oil and salt, and mix well, then slowly start adding water, about 1 tablespoon at a time, and knead until the dough starts leaving the sides of the bowl, and forms into a ball.
  2. Let it rest
    تم نسخ الرابط
    Once the dough is smooth and soft, but not sticky, brush it with a little bit of oil, cover it, and let it rest for 30 minutes.
  3. Cook the minced meat
    تم نسخ الرابط
    In a frying pan, add oil and meat, cook for a minute, and then add the ginger garlic paste and spices, and stir until the minced meat is browned and cooked.
  4. Prepare the filling
    تم نسخ الرابط
    Add eggs to a mixing bowl, and add the cooked minced meat, then add the tomato and green onions, and mix until incorporated.
  5. Make the mutabbaq
    تم نسخ الرابط
    Divide the dough into 3 equal balls, roll one ball into a rectangular shape until you can almost see through it, add the filling, and fold from the sides and the bottom to make it into a pocket.
  6. Fry the mutabbaq
    تم نسخ الرابط
    Heat oil in a frying pan, add the mutabbaq bottom side down on medium-high, and poke with a toothpick to help the steam escape, then flip it when golden brown, and poke with a toothpick again.
  7. Serve!
    تم نسخ الرابط
    When both sides are golden brown, remove from the frying pan, and serve immediately!
  • Nutrition Facts

Calories 460
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