The Most Famous 10 Types of Egyptian Food – Egyptian Culture Food

Egypt is not only famous for its ancient monuments, culture, and resorts, but it is also famous for its fabulous food and other beautiful things. Egypt on the first tourist countries in the world for many reasons one of them is Food, this article will show up the most famous types of Egyptian food:

1. Kushari

Kushari - Egyptian Food - Egypt Tours Porta

One of the most famous dishes of Egyptian food consists of rice, lentils, onions, garlic, chickpeas, and tomato sauce. It has four sources of carbohydrates made it the most popular lunch item in Egypt.

2. Ful & Ta’meya (Fava Beans and Falafel)

Ful & Ta’meya - Egyptian Food - Egypt Tours Porta

The most famous Egyptian fast food; they are the main fast food in the Egyptian breakfast. The full (pronounced: fool) is made of fava beans. The ta’meya, or falafel is made out of crushed fava beans that are made into a paste then fried

3. Hawawshi (Egyptian Meat Pie)

Hawawshi - Egyptian Food - Egypt Tours Porta

Spiced ground beef cooked in a whole loaf of bread, either in a rotisserie oven or baked in a regular oven.

4. Shawerma

Shawerma - Egyptian Food - Egypt Tours Porta

While Shawerma is not originally a native Egyptian dish, it became so due to Egypt being part of the Ottoman Empire. That said, the best Shawerma in Egypt will traditionally be available at Syrian owned sandwich parlours.

5. Kabab & Kofta (Grilled Meats)

Kabab & Kofta - Egyptian Food - Egypt Tours Porta

Succulent grilled meat cubes and sheesh kebab, typically made out of veal or lamb, they are usually served with bread and an assortment of green salads and dips, mostly tahini, baba ghanoush. They are grilled over charcoal and they are a must for any meat lover visiting Egypt.

6. Mulukhiya

Mulukhiya - Egyptian Food - Egypt Tours Porta

Mulukhiya is made from the leaves of jute and plants, prepared by chopping the leaves with garlic and cooking it in an animal stock such as chicken, beef or rabbit, and served with rice or bread. and it’s one of the most delicious dishes in Egypt.

7. Fatta

Fatta - Egyptian Food - Egypt Tours Portal

Fatta is usually prepared for festivities such as a woman’s first birth. It consists of rice and fried bread, covered in garlic and meat soup and Large chunks of stewed beef.

8. Baklava

Baklava - Egyptian Food - Egypt Tours Porta

Crushed nuts baked between layers of filo dough and topped with a sweet syrup.

9. Basboosa

Basboosa - Egyptian Food - Egypt Tours Porta

Light and crumbly cake baked and topped with a sweet syrup.

10. Konafa

Konafa - Egyptian Food - Egypt Tours Porta

At first glance, it looks like hay, but it’s actually really thin and topped with a sweet syrup.

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